US Pat. No. 9,256,513

METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM FOR AUTOMATIC DEBUGGING AND ERROR PREVENTION

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A method for automatic debugging and error prevention, adapted to an electronic apparatus, comprising:
obtaining a plurality of debug messages produced by the electronic apparatus in executing debugging;
analyzing the debug messages to find a plurality of operation procedures associated with each other and having a number of
repeated occurrences reaching a first threshold according to data of each debug message when at least one error message appears
in the debug messages, and accordingly concluding at least one error procedure rule;

sequentially comparing each debug message obtained afterwards with the operation procedures in each error procedure rule,
and accordingly determining whether a completion percentage of the operation procedures in each error procedure rule reaches
a preset percentage; and

executing a preventive operation of the operation procedure corresponding to a current debug message when the completion percentage
reaches the preset percentage.

US Pat. No. 9,307,670

COMPUTER HOST CASE STRUCTURE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A computer host case structure, for fastening at least one electronic device, the computer host case structure comprising:
a main body;
two pivot structures, respectively comprising a notch;
two pivot axes, for pivotally connecting to the two pivot structures;
an electronic device fastening set, for fastening the at least one electronic device, wherein the electronic device fastening
set comprises at least one fastening unit, wherein via a pivotal connection between the two pivot axes and the two pivot structures,
the electronic device fastening set rotates relative to the main body;

a pivot part connected to the main body; and
at least one fastening part located on the pivot part,
wherein when the electronic device fastening set rotates relative to the main body to a specific angle, the two pivot axes
respectively enter the notches of the two pivot structures, and

wherein when the pivot axis enters the notch, the at least one fastening part is correspondingly fastened to the at least
one fastening unit.

US Pat. No. 9,288,925

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a housing including a main body and a cover; and
an electric connector including
an insulation body that includes a base and a waterproof unit, said base including a board portion and a terminal-holding
portion that are formed as one piece, said board portion including a front face and a rear face, said terminal-holding portion
including a first contact face that is disposed outward of said front face and a second contact face that is disposed outward
of said rear face, said waterproof unit including a first sealing portion and a second sealing portion that are made of a
resilient material, said first sealing portion protruding from said front face and surrounding said terminal-holding portion,
said second sealing portion protruding from said rear face and being disposed along a periphery of said rear face, and

a plurality of conductive terminals that are spacedly disposed on said terminal-holding portion, each of said conductive terminals
having a first conducting portion that is disposed on said first contact face and a second conducting portion that is disposed
on said second contact face;

wherein said main body has a cavity that receives said electrical connector therein, and a carrier face that is disposed in
said cavity, that faces said cover and that supports said board portion of said insulation body;

wherein said cover covers said cavity and has a window that corresponds to said terminal-holding portion to expose said first
contact face and said first conducting portions of said conductive terminals; and

wherein said first sealing portion abuts watertightly against an inner side of said cover and is immediately adjacent to said
window, and said second sealing portion abuts watertightly against said carrier face.

US Pat. No. 9,307,677

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH COMPONENT DETACHING FUNCTION

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. An electronic device with component detaching function, the electronic device comprising:
a casing whereon an opening is formed;
a cover movably disposed on the casing adjacent to the opening, the cover being hidden inside the casing while being located
at a first position, and the cover further rotating relative to the casing for sheltering the opening while being switched
to a second position, the cover comprising a first connecting portion; and

an electronic component detachably disposed inside the opening, the electronic component comprising a second connecting portion
detachably assembled with the first connecting portion, the first connecting portion being assembled with the second connecting
portion when the electronic component is disposed inside the opening so as to locate the cover at the first position, the
electronic component utilizing an assembly of the first connecting portion and the second connecting portion to slide the
cover relative to the casing when the electronic component is separated from the casing so as to move the cover from the first
position to the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,244,497

HINGE MODULE AND FOLDABLE DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A hinge module adapted to be disposed between a first body and a second body to facilitate in rotating the second body
relative to the first body, and the hinge module comprises:
a shaft;
a first bracket fixed on the first body and fixedly supporting the shaft;
a second bracket fixed on the second body and rotatably passed through by the shaft, for rotating the second bracket relative
to the first bracket;

an electromagnet directly or indirectly installed on the shaft; and
a magnetic element directly or indirectly installed on the shaft, and attracted to or repelled by the electromagnet under
the magnetic force of the electromagnet;

wherein at least one of the electromagnet and the magnetic element is movable axially along the shaft but not rotatable with
the shaft as an axis, and in response to the force of the electromagnet being activated by electric power, at least one of
the electromagnet and the magnetic element is moved axially to a first position and presses the second bracket to increase
a rotational friction, and thereby a torsion required for a rotation of the second bracket relative to the first bracket is
increased,

wherein the second bracket has a bearing to be passed through by the shaft, the bearing includes a first lateral side and
a second lateral side opposite to each other, the electromagnet is installed adjacent to the first lateral side and incapable
of being moved axially, the magnetic element is installed on the shaft adjacent to the second lateral side and capable of
being moved axially, and the electromagnet generates a magnetic attraction force to attract the magnetic element so as to
move the magnetic element to the first position to press the second lateral side of the bearing.

US Pat. No. 9,256,777

METHOD FOR RECOGNIZING GESTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A gesture recognition method for an electronic device to recognize a gesture of at least a hand, the gesture recognition
method comprising:
capturing a hand image of the hand, wherein the hand image includes a hand region;
calculating a geometric center of the hand region;
deploying at least a concentric circle on the hand image with the geometric center as a center of the concentric circles;
counting the number of a plurality of intersection points of the edge of the hand region on each of the concentric circles
respectively to determine a feature vector of the gesture; and

according to the feature vector, performing a hand recognition to recognize the gesture of the hand.

US Pat. No. 9,491,889

FIXING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH HEAT DISSIPATING FUNCTION

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A fixing mechanism capable of installing at least one fan unit, the fixing mechanism comprising:
a casing, the casing comprising a blocking slab and a plurality of lateral slabs, the plurality of lateral slabs being laterally
connected with each other, the blocking slab being disposed on first edges of the plurality of lateral slabs, an inlet being
formed on second edges of the plurality of lateral slabs opposite to the first edges, and an outlet being formed on the blocking
slab, the casing further comprising at least one constraining portion disposed on a corresponding second edge of one of the
plurality of lateral slabs;

at least one positioning component disposed inside the casing, an end of the positioning component being disposed on the blocking
slab and the other end of the positioning component pointing toward the inlet, the fan unit being slidably disposed on the
positioning component;

a fixing component located between the blocking slab and the fan unit, the fixing component comprising a contacting portion
slidably disposed on the positioning component; and

a resilient component disposed on the positioning component, two ends of the resilient component respectively contacting against
the blocking slab and the contacting portion, a resilient recovering force of the resilient component pushing the contacting
portion to press the fan unit so as to abut the fan unit against the constraining portion.

US Pat. No. 9,317,071

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND HINGE MODULE THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, New...

11. A hinge module, adaptable for an electronic device which comprises a first body and a second body, comprising:
a first pivot component, fixed on the first body and having a positioning portion;
a second pivot component, fixed on the second body, wherein the first pivot component is pivoted to the second pivot component,
and adaptable to rotate relative to the second pivot component to drive the positioning portion to move along a moving path;
and

a sliding component, slidably disposed at the second pivot component and having a positioning structure, wherein when the
sliding component is at a first position, the positioning structure is on the moving path,

when the first pivot component rotates relative to the second pivot component in a first pivot direction and drives the positioning
portion to arrive at the positioning structure along the moving path, the second pivot component stops the sliding component
from sliding and a structural interference is formed between the positioning portion and the positioning structure to position
the first pivot component and the first body,

when the first pivot component rotates relative to the second pivot component in a second pivot direction opposite to the
first pivot direction, the sliding component is pushed by the positioning portion to slide relative to the second pivot component
from the first position to a second position so as to drive the positioning structure to move away from the moving path.

US Pat. No. 9,234,373

BACK COVER WITH ANTI-THEFT FUNCTION AND DISPLAY MONITOR THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A back cover with an anti-theft function for containing a monitor body cooperatively with a front frame, the back cover
comprising:
a cover body having an anti-theft hole; and
a reinforcement rib structure formed on an inner side of the cover body facing the monitor body, the reinforcement rib structure
comprising:

a first ring-shaped rib disposed around the anti-theft hole;
a second ring-shaped rib disposed around the first ring-shaped rib;
at least two longitudinal ribs extending from a top end and a bottom end of the first ring-shaped rib respectively to the
second ring-shaped rib along a center longitudinal axis of the first ring-shaped rib; and

at least four transverse ribs extending from two sides of the first ring-shaped rib respectively to the second ring-shaped
rib along a center transverse axis of the first ring-shaped rib in a symmetrical arrangement.

US Pat. No. 9,137,921

ASSEMBLED MODULE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. An assembled module, disposed movably in a casing of an electronic apparatus, comprising:
a backplane, disposed movably on the casing, and used to be moved between a first position and a second position; and
an actuating unit, disposed on the backplane, and used to be operated so as to drive the backplane moving relative to the
casing between the first position and the second position; the actuating unit comprising:

a first rack, used to be operated to move back and forth along a first direction;
a complex gear, comprising a first gear and a second gear able to be co-axial and rotate simultaneously, wherein the first
gear is engaged with the first rack and used to rotate when the first rack is operated; and

a second rack, used to be fixed on the casing along a second direction and engaged with the second gear;
wherein, when the first rack is operated to move along the first direction, the first gear is thus driven to rotate, and so
as to further rotate the second gear simultaneously rotating with the first gear relative to the second rack fixed on the
casing to move along the second direction, such that the assembled module is able to move between the first position and the
second position.

US Pat. No. 9,398,707

EXPANSION PLATFORM FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. An expansion platform for a portable electronic apparatus, allowing a portable electronic apparatus to be plugged in, comprising:
a main body;
a moving element movably combining to the main body for allowing the moving element to move relative to the main body along
a first axial direction between a locked position and a unlocked position, the moving element comprising at least one blocking
element and a sliding slot, each of the blocking elements protruding from the main body, wherein the sliding slot comprises
a first slot portion and a second slot portion interconnected with each other, and a slot width of the first slot portion
and a slot width of the second slot portion are different;

a first elastic element, comprising two ends which are respectively connected to the main body and the moving element; and
a positioning device, combined with the main body, comprising a positioning element and a second elastic element; the positioning
element being pushed against the main body by the second elastic element and passing through the sliding slot to be substantially
perpendicular to the first axial direction and move between a first position and a second position; in addition, the positioning
element comprises a first positioning portion and a second positioning portion connected to the first positioning portion,
a diameter of the first positioning portion and a diameter of the second positioning portion are different, and the positioning
element protrudes from the main body and the first positioning portion is blocked by the sliding slot when in the first position;

when the portable electronic apparatus is plugged into the main body, the positioning element is pressed from the first position
to the second position, such that the first positioning portion of the positioning element is detached from the blocking of
the sliding slot, the second positioning portion enters the second slot portion and the moving element driving the at least
one blocking element to the locked position by the first elastic element to fix the portable electronic apparatus;

after the moving element reversely moves the moving element to the unlocked position, the portable electronic apparatus is
allowed to be pulled away from the main body, while the positioning element is returned to the first position by the second
elastic element and fixed by the sliding slot to limit a movement of the moving element.

US Pat. No. 9,318,288

POWER SAVING METHOD AND POWER SAVING CIRCUIT THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A power saving circuit for an electronic device, comprising:
a direct-current (DC) power supply, for providing a direct-current power;
a sensing unit, coupled to the direct-current power supply, for detecting the direct-current power and operating to generate
a voltage signal according to the direct-current power;

a control unit, coupled to the sensing unit, for determining whether a system circuit of the electronic device has a light
load or a heavy load according to the voltage signal and generating an enable signal;

a heavy load high efficiency module, coupled to the control unit, for providing a first voltage to the system circuit of the
electronic device according to the enable signal when the system circuit of the electronic device has the heavy load; and

a light load high efficiency module, coupled to the control unit, for providing a second voltage to the system circuit of
the electronic device according to the enable signal when the system circuit of the electronic device has the light load;

wherein the first voltage is greater than the second voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,380,715

SUPPORTING MECHANISM FOR SUPPORTING A DISPLAY MODULE ON A BASE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A supporting mechanism for supporting a display module on a base, the display module comprising at least one fastening
portion, the supporting mechanism comprising:
a stand with an end being pivoted to the base; and
a buckling structure pivoted to the other end of the stand for detachably buckling the display module, the buckling structure
and the display module being detachably connected to each other, the buckling structure comprising:

a housing pivoted to the other end of the stand;
at least one buckling component movably installed in the housing; and
at least one resilient component installed inside the housing and connected to the at least one buckling component, the at
least one resilient component driving the at least one buckling component to buckle the at least one fastening portion of
the display module when the housing and the at least one buckling component are inserted into a containing portion on the
display module;

wherein the display module is used as a tablet computer independently after being detached from the stand.

US Pat. No. 9,320,068

INFORMATION EXCHANGE METHOD AND INFORMATION EXCHANGE SYSTEM

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. An information exchange method comprising:
a user stacking a first electronic device and a second electronic device with each other and shaking the first electronic
device and the second electronic device simultaneously;

recording a first vibration waveform of the first electronic device and recording a second vibration waveform of the second
electronic device;

determining whether the first vibration waveform and the second vibration waveform match each other; and
transmitting a first information related to the first electronic device to the second electronic device when the first vibration
waveform and the second vibration waveform match each others;

wherein determining whether the first vibration waveform and the second vibration waveform match each other comprises:
detecting N first characteristic points of the first vibration waveform and detecting N second characteristic points of the
second vibration waveform, wherein N is a positive integer larger than one;

calculating a first time interval between every two adjacent first characteristic points so as to obtain N?1 first time intervals
and calculating a second time interval between every two adjacent second characteristic points so as to obtain N?1 second
time intervals;

calculating a time difference between each of the first time intervals and each of the second time intervals so as to obtain
N?1 time differences; and

determining that the first vibration waveform and the second vibration waveform match each other when each of the N?1 time
differences is smaller than a first threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,480,175

CASE STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH CASE STRUCTURE THEREOF

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A case structure, comprising:
a main body;
an outer cover, comprising:
a locking member, detachably connected to the main body;
a retaining block, detachably connected to the main body; and
an accommodation portion;
a first button structure installed in the accommodation portion of the outer cover, the first button structure comprising
a first extension member and a position-limiting block;

a second button structure, installed in the accommodation portion of the outer cover, the second button structure comprising
a position-limiting structure mutually engaged with the position-limiting block;

a first elastic element installed in the main body; and
a sliding element installed in the main body and jointed to the first elastic element, the sliding element comprising:
a hook structure connected to the retaining block;
a protruding member adjacent to the retaining block; and
a locking notch, wherein the first extension member is extended and detachably connected to the locking notch; wherein the
second button structure presses toward a second moving direction and then slides toward a third moving direction, such that
at least a portion of the second button structure slides under the outer cover to detach the position-limiting structure from
the position-limiting block, such that the first button structure can slide toward a first moving direction, then the first
extension member drives the sliding element such that the protruding member pushes the retaining block to be detached from
the hook structure, the outer cover is lifted to be detached from the main body, and the first extension member of the first
button structure is detached from the locking notch, wherein the first moving direction and the second moving direction are
substantially perpendicular to each other; the third moving direction and the second moving direction are substantially perpendicular
to each other; wherein after the sliding element slides, the sliding element can return to an original position by the first
elastic element; wherein the first button structure is further connected to a second elastic element, such that after the
first button structure slides, the first button structure can return to an original position by the second elastic element.

US Pat. No. 9,516,779

SERVER APPARATUS AND CABLE MANAGEMENT MECHANISM THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A server apparatus comprising:
a holding portion;
a tray movably disposed on the holding portion;
a server module comprising:
a detachable device disposed on the tray; and
a host device disposed on the holding portion;
a cable management mechanism disposed at a side of the tray, the cable management mechanism comprising:
a first rack fixed to the holding portion;
a second rack slidably disposed at the side of the tray;
a reversing module connected to the tray and engaged with the first rack and the second rack respectively; and
a pillar disposed on the second rack; and
a cable coupled to the host device and coupled to the detachable device when the cable is wound on the pillar along the side
of the tray;

wherein when the tray is pulled along a first direction relative to the holding portion, the reversing module moves on the
first rack with movement of the tray toward the first direction to move the second rack toward a second direction and to make
the pillar move along the second direction; the first direction is opposite to the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,244,609

TOUCH CONTROL METHOD AND TOUCH CONTROL ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A touch control method, comprising:
sensing a plurality of touch points;
calculating a plurality of touch angles according to the touch points;
storing the touch angles to an angle queue;
comparing the angle queue with a comparative model to generate a plurality of comparative results, and sequentially storing
the comparative results to a comparative queue;

determining whether the comparative queue matches a result queue accessed from a database; and
performing a function operation corresponding to the result queue if the comparative queue matches the result queue.

US Pat. No. 9,468,123

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH QUICK RELEASING FUNCTION FOR AN INTERFACE CARD

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An electronic device with quick releasing function for an interface card, the electronic device comprising:
a base whereon the interface card is disposed;
a connector disposed on the base to electrically connect with the interface card; and
a quick releasing mechanism disposed on the base, the quick releasing mechanism comprising:
a first constraining component movably disposed on the base and adapted to shift between a releasing position and a constraining
position, the first constraining component contacting against a side of the interface card opposite to the connector while
moving to the constraining position, the first constraining component comprising a sliding portion, a supporting portion and
a buckling portion, the sliding portion being slidably disposed on the base, the supporting portion being disposed on the
sliding portion to support a first surface of the interface card, the buckling portion being connected to the supporting portion
to press a second surface of the interface card opposite to the first surface; and

a second constraining component disposed on the base and located on another orientation relative to the first constraining
component, the second constraining component being adapted to contact the interface card against the connector.

US Pat. No. 9,261,910

FIXING DEVICE FOR FIXING A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC SYSTEM THEREWITH

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A fixing device for fixing a portable electronic device, the fixing device comprising:
a base whereon at least one slot structure is formed; and
a plurality of fixing structures disposed on the base, the plurality of fixing structures being for fixing the portable electronic
device on the base as an end of the portable electronic device is inserted into the at least one slot structure, the plurality
of fixing structures comprising a rotary fixing unit for rotating against the end of the portable electronic device so as
to fix the end of the portable electronic device inside the at least one slot structure, the rotating fixing unit comprising:

a socket disposed on the base;
a rotary plate pivoted to the socket; and
a resilient component connected to the socket and the rotary plate, wherein the resilient component drives the rotary plate
to rotate to a fixing position in a first rotating direction so that the rotary plate contacts against the end of the portable
electronic device to fix the end of the portable electronic device inside the at least one slot structure as the portable
electronic device is unfolded with respect to the base and inserted inside the at least one slot structure, and the portable
electronic device drives the rotary plate to rotate to a position substantially parallel to the base in a second rotating
direction opposite to the first rotating direction as the portable electronic device is folded with the base.

US Pat. No. 9,596,775

BUFFER MODULE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A portable electronic device, comprising:
a casing; and
a buffer module disposed on the casing, wherein the buffer module comprises:
a base comprising a gas vent and a buffer recess; and
a buffer component comprising a protrusion and a flexible arm, wherein the protrusion is slidable relative to the buffer recess,
and the flexible arm is connected to the protrusion and has a terminal portion fixed on the base;

wherein the flexible arm is extended to the base from a lateral surface of the protrusion.

US Pat. No. 9,491,888

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a housing;
an input device, disposed on the housing, wherein the input device comprises:
a body comprising a first surface, a second surface, and a lateral surface joining the first and second surfaces, wherein
the first and second surfaces are oppositely facing sides of the body;

a first input interface; and
a second input interface, wherein the first input interface and the second input interface are respectively disposed on the
first and second surfaces;

a sliding groove, formed on the housing; and
an actuating unit, wherein the actuating unit is connected to the input device and automatically moves between a first position
and a second position of the sliding groove to rotate the input device relative to the housing, wherein the first input interface
and the second input interface remain facing in opposite directions during rotation of the input device, and the first input
interface faces outward from the housing when the actuating unit is in the first position, and the second input interface
faces outward from the housing when the actuating unit is in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,271,062

FIXING STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A fixing structure for fixing an electronic component on a base plate, the electronic component having a fixing hole, and
the fixing structure comprising:
a main body, a supporting plane being formed on an end of the main body;
a fastening portion connected to the other end of the main body and for fixing the main body on the base plate;
a fixing pillar disposed on the supporting plane of the main body and for inserting into the fixing hole of the electronic
component, so as to constrain the electronic component from moving in a direction parallel to the supporting plane; and

an engaging component connected to a side of the main body, the engaging component pressing apart of the electronic component
in a first direction perpendicular to the supporting plane as the fixing pillar is inserted into the fixing hole of the electronic
component, so as to engage the electronic component on the supporting plane.

US Pat. No. 9,270,984

CAMERA WITH DUST CHECKING FUNCTION

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A camera, comprising:
a photo-sensitive element is configured to capture an image of an object;
a controller is electrically connected to the photo-sensitive element and is configured to convert a color level value of
each of a plurality of pixels of the image into an image gray level value, wherein when one of the image gray level values
is higher than a predetermined gray level threshold value, the controller is configured to generate an alarm message to display
on a screen of the camera; and

an input/output interface is electrically connected to the controller, wherein the input/output interface is configured to
adjust the predetermined gray level threshold value, and wherein the input/output interface is further configured to set an
aperture value and adjust the predetermined gray level threshold value according to the aperture value.

US Pat. No. 9,159,237

VEHICLE EARLY WARNING SYSTEM AND VEHICLE EARLY WARNING METHOD

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

11. A vehicle early warning system, comprising:
an inter-vehicle communication device for receiving an other-vehicle message package having an other-vehicle identification
code and an other-vehicle sense message;

a processor for determining whether the other-vehicle identification code is valid, wherein the processor determines whether
the other-vehicle sense message is valid when the other-vehicle identification code is valid, and determines whether a driving
location is on a predicted collision path according to the other-vehicle sense message when the other-vehicle sense message
is valid; and

a notice device for outputting a notice signal when the driving location is one the predicted collision path.

US Pat. No. 9,143,752

METHOD AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM FOR PLAYING VIDEOS

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A method for playing videos, applied to an electronic system, comprising:
playing a video through a player application program;
setting a playing status stored in an embedded control random access memory (ECRAM) of a keyboard controller (KBC) of the
electronic system to a first status when playing the video;

turning off all light signals of the electronic system by the KBC according to the first status;
when the video is paused or stopped by the electronic system through the player application program, setting the playing status
stored in the ECRAM to a second status and turning on previously turned-off one(s) of the light signals by the KBC according
to the second status;

wherein when the electronic system plays the video through the player application program, the player application program
broadcasts a first playing status message indicating the video is played, and a launch manager program receives the first
playing status message and sets the playing status to the first status;

wherein when the video is paused or stopped by the electronic system through the player application program, the player application
program broadcasts a second playing status message indicating the video is paused or stopped, and the launch manager program
receives the second playing status message and sets the playing status to the second status.

US Pat. No. 9,263,355

ELECTRONIC SIGNAL TRANSMITTING DEVICE AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. An electronic signal transmitting device disposed in a housing of an integrated circuit, the integrated circuit comprising
at least one first signal end and at least one second signal end, the electronic signal transmitting device comprising:
at least one electromagnetic transmitting unit, coupled between the first signal end and the second signal end for transmitting
an electronic signal between the first signal end and the second signal end;

an electromagnetic insulating layer covering the electromagnetic transmitting unit for protecting the integrated circuit from
electromagnetic interference; and

an electromagnetic heat-conducting layer configured in the housing of the integrated circuit, the electromagnetic heat-conducting
layer being stacked on the electromagnetic insulating layer and coupled to at least one cooling hole of the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,629,277

FASTENER AND SERVER USING THE SAME

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

5. A server, comprising:
a casing having a slot; and
a fastener comprising a hook;
wherein an electronic module is disposed on the casing, and the hook is slidably disposed on the slot;
wherein the hook comprises:
a cantilever; and
a barb connecting to the cantilever, wherein the barb is blocked by a casing of a block portion of the server and rotate about
the block portion serving as a fulcrum.

US Pat. No. 9,282,909

MEASUREMENT DEVICE WITH ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY AND ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY FUNCTIONALITIES

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A measurement device with electroencephalography (EEG) and electrocardiography (ECG) functionalities, comprising:
a first shell, having ECG functionality, comprising:
a first contact and a second contact located at a first side of the first shell; and
a third contact located at a second side of the first shell, wherein the second side of the first shell is substantially opposite
to the first side of the first shell; and

a second shell, comprising:
a fixing device, for connecting with and fixing on the first shell; and
a fourth contact, a fifth contact and a sixth contact, located at a first side of the second shell, for electrically connecting
with the first contact, the second contact and the third contact respectively when the first shell is connected to and fixed
on the fixing device, in order to perform EEG measurement.

US Pat. No. 9,268,408

OPERATING AREA DETERMINATION METHOD AND SYSTEM

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An operating area determination method, comprising:
capturing at least one image of a target scene at a plurality of time points by at least one image capture device;
generating a depth map of the target scene corresponding to each of the time points according to the at least one image;
comparing a difference between at least two specific depth maps among the depth maps to identify a moving object in the at
least one image and defining a position of the moving object in the at least one image as a reference point;

obtaining one of the at least two specific depth maps;
searching outward for a user's face in the obtained specific depth map using the reference point as a center, wherein a difference
between a depth corresponding to the user's face and the specific depth corresponding to the reference point has not exceeded
a preset value;

defining a position of the user's face in the at least one image as a standard point; and
determining an effective operating area for controlling an electronic apparatus in the target scene according to the reference
point and the standard point defined in the at least one image.

US Pat. No. 9,210,825

FIXING MECHANISM FOR FIXING AN ACCESSORY ON A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A fixing mechanism for fixing an accessory on a portable electronic device, the fixing mechanism comprising:
a base whereon an opening is formed;
a movable hook disposed through the opening in a slidable manner, a first end of the movable hook being for fixing the accessory;
a sliding key slidably installed on the base, the sliding key comprising:
a key body whereon a sliding slot is formed, at least a portion of the sliding slot being non-parallel to a first direction
of the key body; and

a driving part disposed on the key body for pushing a second end of the movable hook when the key body moves in the first
direction, so as to separate the first end of the movable hook from the accessory; and

a rotary arm with a first end rotatably installed on the base and a second end slidably installed inside the sliding slot
on the key body, the second end of the rotary arm stopping the second end of the movable hook in a closed position for preventing
the movable hook from moving in the first direction, the second end of the rotary arm sliding along the sliding slot as the
key body moves in the first direction for separating from the second end of the movable hook, such that the driving part pushes
the second end of the movable hook to move in the first direction.

US Pat. No. 9,081,548

ASSEMBLY MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. An assembly mechanism for installing a first module on a second module, comprising:
a first sliding member installed on the second module in a slidable manner, an opening being formed on the first sliding member;
an assembly member with an end detachably contained inside the opening on the first sliding member and an another end pivoted
to a lateral side of the first module, the assembly member being driven by the first module to slide the first sliding member
in a first direction when the first module rotates in a first rotating direction;

a second sliding member installed on the first sliding member in a slidable manner, the second sliding member being for covering
the opening, so as to constrain the end of the assembly member inside the opening; and

a pushing structure disposed on the second module, the pushing structure being for driving the second sliding member to separate
from the opening in a separating direction when the first sliding member is slid in the first direction, so as to remove the
end of the assembly member from the opening.

US Pat. No. 9,265,185

ELECTRONIC DEVICE, ASSEMBLING STRUCTURE AND ASSEMBLING METHOD

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a main body, having at least two first positioning structures;
a cover; and
an assembling structure, comprising:
two sliding components, wherein each of the sliding components is slidably disposed on the cover and has a pressing portion;
at least two second positioning structures, respectively connected to the two sliding components and respectively aligned
to the two first positioning structures; and

two elastic components, connected to the cover and respectively connected to the two sliding components, wherein each of the
second positioning structures is positioned at the corresponding first positioning structure by an elastic force of the corresponding
elastic component, so as to stop the cover separating from the main body, and when the two pressing portions bear forces at
the same time to drive the two second positioning structures to respectively move away from the two first positioning structures,
the cover is adapted to separate from the main body

wherein the cover has two protrusion portions, the two protrusion portions are respectively aligned to the two elastic components,
and each of the elastic components is compressed between the corresponding protrusion portion and the corresponding sliding
component.

US Pat. No. 9,054,420

ANTENNA MODULE

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. An antenna module, comprising:
a first ground element;
a body, electrically connected to the first ground element;
a radiator, connected to the body, wherein the radiator comprises an extending portion, a bending portion and a terminal portion,
and the bending portion is connected to the extending portion, and the terminal portion is connected to the bending portion;

a parasitic element, comprising a parasitic extending portion and a parasitic conductive portion, wherein the parasitic extending
portion is connected to the parasitic conductive portion, the terminal portion and the parasitic extending portion is located
on a same straight line, and the terminal portion is separated from the parasitic extending portion;

a switch unit, connected to the parasitic conductive portion; and
a second ground element, wherein when the antenna module is in a first transmission mode, the switch unit electrically connects
the parasitic conductive portion to the second ground element, and when the antenna module is in a second transmission mode,
the switch unit electrically separates the parasitic conductive portion from the second ground element.

US Pat. No. 9,426,889

ASSEMBLY OF A CIRCUIT BOARD AND A FLEXIBLE FLAT CABLE, CIRCUIT BOARD, AND ASSEMBLING METHOD FOR A FLEXIBLE FLAT CABLE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An assembly of a circuit board and a flexible flat cable, comprising:
a circuit board including a board body and a connection module disposed on the board body, the board body including a top
face, a bottom face, and a side face connected between the top face and the bottom face, the connection module being disposed
on the top face, the board body being formed with a positioning slot that is formed through the top face and the bottom face
and that is spaced apart from and disposed between the connection module and the side face, and an opening that extends from
the side face to the positioning slot and that is in spatial communication with the positioning slot, the positioning slot
being elongated and having a first length, the opening being formed through the top face and the bottom face and having a
second length shorter than the first length, the board body further including a long side that defines one side of the positioning
slot adjacent to the connection module, the long side facing toward the opening; and

a flexible flat cable including a cable main body and a connection unit extending from one end of the cable main body, the
connection unit being fixed to the connection module and connected electrically to the connection module, the cable main body
having a width greater than the second length, the cable main body being able to pass through the opening and extending through
and being positioned in the positioning slot;

wherein the board body includes at least one stop arm that faces toward the long side and that is spaced apart from the long
side, the stop arm being configured to stop the cable main body; and

wherein the stop arm includes a guiding inclined face that is connected to the side face and that extends slantwise in a direction
from the side face toward the long side, the guiding inclined face facing away from the positioning slot for abutting against
the cable main body and for guiding entry of the cable main body through the opening.

US Pat. No. 9,281,380

TRANSISTOR STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A transistor structure comprising:
a gate disposed on a substrate;
an insulation layer;
a patterned semiconductor layer, an area of the gate overlapping an area of the patterned semiconductor layer, the insulation
layer located between the gate and the patterned semiconductor layer;

a source and a drain separated from each other, and the source and the drain contacting the patterned semiconductor layer;
a light absorption layer, the patterned semiconductor layer located between the light absorption layer and the substrate,
and an area of the light absorption layer overlapping the area of the patterned semiconductor layer, wherein an absorption
spectrum of the light absorption layer overlaps an absorption spectrum of the patterned semiconductor layer; and

a protective layer, wherein the gate is located between the protective layer and the insulation layer, and the protective
layer is located between the light absorption layer and the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,121,976

LIGHT GUIDE PLATE AND RELATED BACKLIGHT MODULE

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A light guide plate comprising:
a board body;
a prism component disposed on at least one surface of the board body; and
at least one optical microstructure disposed on a top end of the prism component, the optical microstructure comprising:
a first light guiding unit, a first angle being formed between two inclined surfaces of the first light guiding unit, and
the first angle being substantially between 45˜60 degrees; and

at least two second light guiding units symmetrically disposed on opposite sides of the first light guiding unit, a second
angle being formed between an inclined surface and a bottom surface of each second light guiding unit, and the second angle
being substantially between 10˜60 degrees.

US Pat. No. 9,155,211

FIXING MECHANISM FOR FIXING A SLIDABLE DISPLAY MODULE RELATIVE TO A HOST MODULE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A fixing mechanism for fixing a slidable display module relative to a host module, the fixing mechanism comprising:
a track portion disposed on the host module;
a sliding portion connected to the display module and slidably installed inside the track portion, so that the display module
is slidably installed on the host module;

at least one positioning structure disposed on the track portion; and
at least one engaging structure disposed on the sliding portion, the at least one engaging structure engaging with the at
least one positioning structure when the sliding portion slides to an engaging position relative to the track portion, such
that the sliding portion is fixed with the track portion, so as to fix the display module on the host module, and the at least
one engaging structure not engaging with the at least one positioning structure when the sliding portion does not slide to
the engaging position relative to the track portion, such that the sliding portion is slidable relative to the track portion,
so as to adjust an angle between the display module and the host module.

US Pat. No. 9,148,655

TESTING STRUCTURE, METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TESTING SHUTTER GLASSES

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A testing structure testing preset shutter glasses, comprising:
a preset display device generating a synchronization signal and outputting a timing signal relating to the synchronization
signal, wherein the preset shutter glasses receive the synchronization signal to generate a masking signal; and

a testing device processing the timing signal and the masking signal according to a setting signal to respectively generate
a first processed result and a second processed result and determining whether the preset shutter glasses are normal according
to the first and the second processed results,

wherein when no time difference occurs between the first and the second processed results, it represents that the preset shutter
glasses are normal, and when a time difference occurs between the first and the second processed results, it represents that
the preset shutter glasses are abnormal.

US Pat. No. 9,089,058

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH LATCHING BUMPER, LATCHING BUMPER THEREOF, AND STACKABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE SYSTEM

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A latching bumper, disposed in a housing of an electronic device having a side board, comprising:
a bumper, formed with a latching hole; and
a latching mechanism, including
a linking module disposed in the housing, and having a first end extending to the side board and a second end extending into
the bumper;

a latching module movably disposed in the bumper between a locking position protruding from the latching hole and an unlocking
position drawn into the bumper, wherein the second end of the linking module is connected to the latching module; and

a button, pressably disposed on the side board so as to drive the first end of the linking module to move the second end of
the linking module, corresponding to the locking position and the unlocking position of the latching module.

US Pat. No. 9,052,920

ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHODS FOR SWITCHING BETWEEN DUAL OPERATING SYSTEMS

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

6. An electronic device installed with a first operating system and a second operating system and having at least one peripheral
device, comprising:
a first synchronization manager, operating under the first operating system;
a second synchronization manager, operating under the second operating system; and
a controller, coupled to the first synchronization manager, the second synchronization manager and the at least one peripheral
device, preventing the first operating system from issuing the setting command to the peripheral device when the first operating
system is switched to the second operating system;

wherein the controller bypasses and does not execute the setting command from the first operating system to prevent the first
operating system from issuing the setting command to the peripheral device; and

wherein the controller further responds to the setting command issued by the first operating system to the peripheral device
according to a response table when the first operating system is switched to the second operating system to prevent the first
operating system from issuing the setting command to the peripheral device.

US Pat. No. 9,462,723

DETACHABLE ROTATING MECHANISM WITH POSITIONING FUNCTION AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING A ROTATABLE DOOR WITH THE POSITIONING FUNCTION

Wistron Corporation, New...

10. An electronic device having a rotatable door with position function, the electronic device comprising:
a chassis whereon an axial hole is formed;
a door rotatably disposed on the chassis; and
at least one detachable rotating mechanism disposed between the chassis and the door, the detachable rotating mechanism comprising:
a base disposed on the door and having a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other, the base comprising:
a guiding structure disposed on the first surface, a guiding space being formed between the guiding structure and the first
surface;

at least one hole structure piercing through the first surface and the second surface; and
a positioning portion disposed on the first surface and adjacent to the hole structure;
a pivoting component slidably disposed inside the guiding structure, the pivoting component comprising:
a sliding portion movably disposed on the positioning portion; and
a pivoting portion connected to the sliding portion, the pivoting portion stretching out of the base to pivot into the axial
hole on the chassis; and

a blocking component disposed on the second surface, the blocking component comprising at least one blocking portion piercing
through the hole structure to movably protrude from the first surface so as to stop a relative movement between the sliding
portion and the positioning portion.

US Pat. No. 9,253,907

PANEL HAVING POSITIONING FUNCTION AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A panel having positioning function, the panel comprising:
a body covering an opening on an extrusion casing, the body comprising a first side, a second side, a third side and a fourth
side, the first side being substantially parallel to the second side, and the third side being substantially parallel to the
fourth side; and

a positioning mechanism comprising:
at least one position set disposed on the body, the position set comprising:
a first rib, an end portion of the first rib being disposed on the first side of the body;
a first contact portion disposed on the other end portion of the first rib far from the body to outwardly face the first side
and contacting against a first inner surface of the extrusion casing in a deformable manner, the first contact portion comprising
a first surface only contacting against the first inner surface of the extrusion casing without engagement therebetween and
a second surface opposite to the first surface without constraint;

a second rib, an end portion of the second rib being disposed on the second side of the body opposite to the first side, a
position of the second rib on the second side being symmetrized to a position of the first rib on the first side; and

a second contact portion disposed on the other end portion of the second rib far from the body to outwardly face the second
side and contacting against a second inner surface of the extrusion casing opposite to the first inner surface in the deformable
manner, the second contact portion comprising a third surface only contacting against the second inner surface of the extrusion
casing without engagement therebetween and a fourth surface opposite to the third surface without constraint, the panel being
adjusted to shift relative to the extrusion casing by position difference between the first contact portion and the second
contact portion so that sides of the panel aligns with a boundary of the extrusion casing via deformation of the position
set; and

wherein the position set is deformed when the panel is assembled with the extrusion casing, a deformation value of a combination
of the first contact portion and the first rib is constant, and a deformation value of a combination of the second contact
portion and the second rib is constant when the body substantially aligns with the opening;

a through-hole structure disposed on the body, a diameter of the through-hole structure being substantially greater than a
diameter of an external fixing component, the external fixing component piercing into the through-hole structure without contacting
an inner wall of the diameter of the through-hole structure so as to fix the extrusion casing.

US Pat. No. 9,069,524

DISPLAY FOR A LAPTOP

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A display, comprising:
a cover body comprising at least one thermal welding pin; and
a liquid-crystal display panel disposed on the cover body and comprising at least one fastening through hole, wherein the
thermal welding pin of the cover body is fit in the fastening through hole of the liquid-crystal display panel and is heating
welded to the liquid-crystal display panel,

wherein the cover body further comprises at least one hook engaged with the liquid-crystal display panel, and
wherein the hook further comprises a curved abutting surface abutting the liquid-crystal display panel.

US Pat. No. 9,071,591

AUTHENTICATION METHOD FOR NETWORK CONNECTION AND NETWORK DEVICE AND NETWORK AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM USING THE SAME METHOD

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. An authentication method for a network connection for a network device where an embedded system is installed therein, comprising:
connecting the network device to an authentication server and sending an internet access request to the authentication server;
retrieving an authentication page from the authentication server;
indicating to a user of the network device to input user authentication data;
obtaining the user authentication data by an input unit of the network device;
filling the user authentication data in corresponding fields of the authentication page;
transferring the authentication page to the authentication server; and
connecting the network device to the Internet via the authentication server when authentication of the authentication page
is successful;

wherein the network device is free from a web browser; and
wherein the network device does not have complete capability of processing web-based format data.

US Pat. No. 9,282,673

CASING AND SERVER HAVING THE CASING

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A casing for fixing a plate member, the plate member including opposite first and second ends and opposite first and second
surfaces between the first and second ends, said casing comprising:
a casing body including a first side plate and a second side plate opposite to said first side plate; and
a clamping member including a resilient plate disposed on an inner side of said second side plate, at least one abutment arm
protruding inwardly from said resilient plate, and an engaging piece projecting from said resilient plate in proximity to
said abutment arm;

wherein said first side plate and said resilient plate are respectively adapted to abut against the first and second ends
of the plate member for clamping therebetween the plate member, said abutment arm being adapted to abut against the first
surface of the plate member, said engaging piece being adapted to releasably engage the second surface of the plate member,
said resilient plate being pullable to move said engaging piece away from the second surface of the plate member.

US Pat. No. 9,140,714

BIO-SENSING DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A bio-sensing device comprising:
a first platform configured to support a microplate, the microplate having a plurality of wells, each of the wells storing
a reagent and a plurality of microbeads;

a second platform movably placed below the first platform;
at least one first magnetic element located on the second platform, the at least one first magnetic element moving along with
the second platform to magnetically attract the microbeads in the wells; and

at least one second magnetic element located on the second platform, the at least one second magnetic element moving along
with the second platform to demagnetize the microbeads in the wells, wherein magnetism of the at least one first magnetic
element is opposite to magnetism of the at least one second magnetic element, wherein the number of the at least one first
magnetic element is plural, the first magnetic elements are arranged in arrays on the second platform, each of the first magnetic
elements corresponds to at least one of the wells, and the second platform approaches the first platform, such that the first
magnetic elements magnetically attract the microbeads in the at least one of the wells, wherein the number of the at least
one second magnetic element is plural, the first magnetic elements are located on a first surface of the second platform,
the second magnetic elements are located on a second surface of the second platform, the first surface faces against the second
surface, and the second platform reverses relative to the first platform between a first position and a second position, such
that the first surface of the second platform faces the first platform in the first position, and the second surface of the
second platform faces the first platform in the second position.

US Pat. No. 9,603,278

SERVER CASING AND PLATE CONNECTING STRUCTURE THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A server casing comprising:
a frame having a first plate and a second plate; and
at least one plate connecting structure comprising:
a first side board extending from the first plate and having a first opening structure and a second opening structure extending
toward the second plate, the first opening structure having a first outer periphery located on an outer surface of the first
side board and a first inner periphery located on an inner surface of the first side board, the first outer periphery being
larger than the first inner periphery, at least one first limiting surface extending from the first outer periphery to the
first inner periphery, the second opening structure having a second outer periphery located on the outer surface of the first
side board and a second inner periphery located on the inner surface of the first side board, the second outer periphery being
less than the second inner periphery, at least one second limiting surface extending from the second outer periphery to the
second inner periphery; and

a second side board extending from the second plate and having a first riveting structure and a second riveting structure
extending toward the first plate, the first riveting structure having a third limiting surface corresponding to the at least
one first limiting surface, the second riveting structure having a fourth limiting surface corresponding to the at least one
second limiting surface, and when the second riveting structure is engaged with the second opening structure and the at least
one second limiting surface abuts against the fourth limiting surface, the first riveting structure being pressed to engage
with the first opening structure and the at least one first limiting surface abutting against the third limiting surface for
connecting the first side board to the second side board.

US Pat. No. 9,141,146

LATCH DEVICE AND COMPUTER SYSTEM USING THE SAME

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A latch device, comprising:
a carrier;
an operating member configured to be operated to move toward or away from the carrier along a first direction;
a resilient member operatively disposed between the operating member and the carrier;
two linkages, each of the linkages having a first end and a second end, wherein the first ends are pivotally connected to
two sides of the operating member respectively, so that the linkages are symmetric relative to the operating member; and

two latch members slidably and symmetrically disposed on the carrier along a second direction to be symmetric, and pivotally
connected to the second ends respectively, wherein the second direction is perpendicular to the first direction, and each
of the linkages is located between the corresponding latch member and the operating member in the second direction, so that
the latch members and the operating member produce an interlocking relationship,

wherein when the operating member is operated to move relative to the carrier along the first direction, the operating member
drives the latch members respectively by the linkages, so as to reversely move the latch members relative to the carrier along
the second direction to release the latch status of the latch device.

US Pat. No. 9,585,295

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT REMOVAL APPARATUS FOR A CIRCUIT BOARD

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A removal apparatus adapted for removing electronic components from a board body of a circuit board, said removal apparatus
comprising:
a main body;
a carrying device disposed on said main body, and including a holding module that is adapted for holding the circuit board
in such a manner that the circuit board is disposed upright and that said holding module holds two opposite lateral surfaces
of the circuit board;

a heating device disposed on said main body, being proximate to said carrying device, and adapted for heating up the circuit
board to melt bonding material that bonds the electronic components and the board body; and

a brush device disposed on said main body, being proximate to said carrying device, and including at least two brush bodies
that are made of heat-resistant material, that are respectively located at two opposite lateral sides of said circuit board,
and that are operable to respectively move relative to the opposite lateral surfaces of the circuit board to remove the electronic
components from the board body after the bonding material is melted.

US Pat. No. 9,131,580

BACKLIGHT DRIVING CIRCUIT AND BACKLIGHT DRIVING CIRCUIT

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A backlight driving circuit, applied to an electronic device, comprising:
a light-emitting diode unit, having an anode terminal and a cathode terminal, wherein the light-emitting diode unit comprises
at least one light-emitting diode;

a photosensitive element, arranged to be coupled between the cathode terminal of the light-emitting diode unit and a ground,
wherein the resistance of the photosensitive element changes with an ambient light level around the electronic device; and

a control circuit, comprises:
a sensing terminal, arranged to receive a feedback voltage; and
an output terminal, arranged to provide a power source to the anode terminal of the light-emitting diode unit according to
the feedback voltage to control the luminance of the light-emitting diode unit, wherein the feedback voltage is decided by
the resistance of the photosensitive element.

US Pat. No. 9,510,477

SERVER

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A server, comprising:
a chassis comprising a case, a cover and a lid, the cover disposed on the case so as to form at least one accommodating space,
and the lid detachably disposed on the case and covering the cover;

a protecting component assembled on the cover, the protecting component comprising a pressed sheet spring and a first blocking
sheet spring, both the pressed sheet spring and the first blocking sheet spring comprising a bending section, and the bending
sections facing each other with a distance between the bending sections; an end of the pressed sheet spring and an end of
the first blocking sheet spring both fastened to the cover together so as to form a fastening part, the other end of the pressed
sheet spring and the other end of the first blocking sheet spring connected to each other so as to form a movable part, the
pressed sheet spring and the first blocking sheet spring being bent or flattened simultaneously when the movable part being
moved relative to the cover; and

at least one power supply removably disposed in the at least one accommodating space, when the lid being detached from the
case, the bending sections being normally bent so that at least a part of the bending section of the first blocking sheet
spring protruded into the at least one accommodating space so as to prevent the at least one power supply from being disposed
in the at least one accommodating space; when the lid being disposed on the case, the lid pressing the bending section of
the pressed sheet spring so as to drive the movable part to move relative to the cover, and thereby the bending sections being
flattened due to movement of the movable part, the bending section of the first blocking sheet spring being flattened so as
to be removed from the at least one accommodating space, and thereby the at least one power supply being capable of being
disposed in the at least one accommodating space.

US Pat. No. 9,408,317

HANDLE STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING SAME HANDLE STRUCTURE

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A handle structure, applicable to an electronic apparatus, the electronic apparatus comprising a housing having a receiving
groove, the receiving groove comprising a first end adjacent to a side edge of the housing and a second end opposite to the
first end, and the handle structure comprising:
a first cover body, comprising a joint portion and a positioning portion, wherein the first cover body is rotatably connected
to the second end of the receiving groove by using the joint portion;

a second cover body, which can be combined with the first cover body to form a receiving space in between, the second cover
body comprising a positioning hole, wherein when the second cover body is combined with the first cover body, the positioning
portion is exposed in the positioning hole, and the positioning portion can be moved, opposite to the positioning hole, between
a release position and a locking position;

a handle member; and
a sliding member, having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end of the sliding member is connected to the handle
member, and the sliding member is slidably received in the receiving space and can be slid between a stretch position and
an accommodating position, wherein when the sliding member is in the accommodating position, the second end of the sliding
member can be locked with the positioning portion in the locking position, and when the positioning portion is in the release
position, the second end of the sliding member can be detached from the positioning portion and slid to the stretch position,
making the handle member exposed out of the first end of the receiving groove.

US Pat. No. 9,268,449

TOUCH PANEL

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
a substrate having a bonding region and a sensing region adjacent to each other on a first direction;
a plurality of first sensing series located in the sensing region, each of the first sensing series comprising a plurality
of first electrode portions and a plurality of first crossing portions, and the first crossing portions and the first electrode
portions being alternately connected along the first direction;

a plurality of second sensing series located in the sensing region, each of the second sensing series comprising a plurality
of second electrode portions and a plurality of second crossing portions, the second crossing portions and the second electrode
portions being alternately connected along a second direction, the first direction intersecting the second direction, and
each of the second crossing portions crossing one of the first crossing portions, wherein any adjacent two among the second
electrode portions and the first electrode portions, any adjacent two among the first electrode portions, and any adjacent
two among the second electrode portions are separated by a spacing region, respectively;

a plurality of first lines respectively connecting to the first sensing series and extending to the bonding region; and
a plurality of second lines respectively connecting to the second sensing series and extending to the bonding region, wherein
each of the second lines is disposed along the spacing region, and one of the second lines connected to an Nth second sensing series crosses one of the second crossing portions of an Mth second sensing series, wherein N and M are positive integers, and N is not equal to M,

wherein the bonding region comprises a first bonding region and a second bonding region, the sensing region is located between
the first bonding region and the second bonding region, the first lines extends to the first bonding region, the second lines
extends to the second bonding region, and the first bonding region, the sensing region and the second bonding region are sequentially
arranged along the first direction.

US Pat. No. 9,282,912

MEASUREMENT DEVICE WITH ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY AND ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY FUNCTIONALITIES

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A measurement device with electroencephalography (EEG) and electrocardiography (ECG) functionalities, comprising:
a shell, comprising:
a first contact and a second contact located at a first side of the shell; and
a third contact; and
a turning structure, disposed on the shell, for adjusting the third contact to be located at the first side when the measurement
device is in an EEG mode, and adjusting the third contact to be located at a second side of the shell when the measurement
device is in an ECG mode, wherein the second side is substantially opposite to the first side;

wherein the third contact is located on the turning structure.

US Pat. No. 9,282,670

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND STAND THEREOF

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A stand for supporting a display screen, comprising:
a base, including a main body and a position device combined moveably with the main body, wherein the position device is adapted
to support a fixing frame of the display screen

a rotating element combined rotatably with the position device to form a pivoting portion, the rotating element moving with
the position device, and the rotating element including a guiding pillar; and

a cover, combined with the main body, the cover including at least one guiding structure and at the least one the guiding
structure includes a straight-line portion an arc portion and a blocking portion, wherein the guiding pillar moves along the
straight-line portion when the position device is moving and the guiding pillar is limited by the arc portion when the guiding
pillar rotates with the rotating element, wherein the arc portion includes a first end and a second end; the first end connects
with the straight-line portion, and the second end connects with the blocking portion, wherein the blocking portion to provide
a blocking effect on the guiding pillar.

US Pat. No. 9,268,415

TOUCH POSITIONING METHOD UTILIZING OPTICAL IDENTIFICATION (OID) TECHNOLOGY, OID POSITIONING SYSTEM AND OID READER

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A touch positioning method for a touch surface of optical identification (OID) technology to be implemented by an OID positioning
system that includes an OID reader, the touch surface having thereon a plurality of positioning marks which cooperatively
define a plurality of touch areas, and a plurality of identification patterns, each of which is disposed within a respective
one of the touch areas and is distinctly indicative of a location of the respective one of the touch areas on the touch surface,
the touch positioning method comprising the steps of:
(A) capturing, using the OID reader, an image of at least one of the touch areas of the touch surface;
(B) from among said at least one of the touch areas contained in the image, determining, using the OID reader, a located touch
area in which a center point of the image is located; and

(C) analyzing, using the OID reader, the identification pattern which is disposed within the located touch area determined
in step (B) and which contains position information associated with one of the positioning marks that cooperatively define
the located touch area, so as to obtain the location of the located touch area on the touch surface.

US Pat. No. 9,201,473

PUSH BUTTON ASSEMBLY, CHASSIS, AND OPERATING METHOD OF CHASSIS

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A push button assembly disposed on a cover, the cover having a push button hole, the push button assembly comprising:
a holder fixed to the cover and forming a chute with the cover, the holder having an abutting plate and a retaining structure,
the chute having a first end and a second end, wherein the abutting plate is located at the first end, and the retaining structure
is located in the chute, the chute is parallel to a sliding direction, and the holder further has a passing hole;

a latch slidably disposed in the chute and aligned with the push button hole, wherein the retaining structure blocks the latch,
so as to prevent the latch from leaving the chute from the second end;

a resilient member disposed in the chute and compressed between the abutting plate and the latch;
a pushing bracket connected to the latch and substantially extending away from the cover wherein the pushing bracket comprises:
a passing portion connected to the latch and passing through the passing hole; and
a pushing portion connected to the passing portion and substantially parallel to the sliding direction;
wherein the retaining structure is a slotted hole extending along the sliding direction, the latch has a resilient arm and
a distal end of the resilient arm is slidably engaged with the slotted hole; and

wherein the resilient member is a spring, the abutting plate has a through hole, and the latching further has a column which
extends towards the first end and passes through the through hole, and the spring sleeved onto the column.

US Pat. No. 9,285,915

METHOD OF TOUCH COMMAND INTEGRATION AND TOUCH SYSTEM USING THE SAME

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A touch command integration method for a touch sense device, comprising:
the touch sense device establishing at least one communication connection with at least one first touch sense device, wherein
the touch sense device and the at least one first touch sense device are separate devices to process independent touching-displaying
operations before the at least one communication connection is established;

detecting at least one relative location of the at least one first touch sense device relative to the touch sense device;
and

controlling the at least one first touch sense device via the at least one communication connection according to the at least
one relative location, to allow the at least one first touch sense device and the touch sense device to be integrated into
a second touch sense device;

wherein the second touch sense device is a touch sense device combined by the touch sense device and the at least one first
touch sense device, to process an image integration operation or a touch command integration operation after the at least
one communication connection is established.

US Pat. No. 9,285,928

TOUCH DETECTION METHOD AND RELATED OPTICAL TOUCH SYSTEM

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. An optical touch system, comprising:
a touch screen;
a plurality of light sources, for periodically emitting light;
a light pen, for performing touch operations on the touch screen and periodically emitting light when the plurality of light
sources are not emitting light;

a light-reflecting element, operated on the touch screen and reflecting light emitted by the plurality of light sources when
the plurality of light sources are emitting light;

a plurality of lenses, for capturing a first image during a period when the plurality of light sources are emitting light
and capturing a second image during a period when the plurality of light sources are not emitting light; and

a processing unit, comprising:
a control unit, for controlling the plurality of light sources and the light pen to emit light or stop emitting light; and
a computation unit, for computing a first location in which the light pen is located on the touch screen and a second location
in which the light-reflecting element is located on the touch screen according to the first image and the second image.

US Pat. No. 9,253,909

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH AN ELECTRONIC MODULE

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A portable electronic device comprising:
a first module comprising a first side;
a second module comprising a second side;
a pivoting mechanism connected to the first module and the second module for pivoting the second module around a pivoting
shaft and relative to the first module, the pivoting mechanism comprising:

a pair of first fixing components, a first portion of each fixing component being fixed on the first side of the first module;
a pair of pivoting components, each pivoting component comprising a first component and a second component, and the first
component being fixed on a second portion of the corresponding first fixing component, the second component pivoting around
the pivoting shaft and relative to the first module; and

a pair of second fixing components, a first portion of each second fixing component being fixed on the corresponding second
component of the corresponding pivoting component, and a second portion of each second fixing component being fixed on the
second side of the second module; and

an electronic module connected to and between the two second components of the pair of pivoting components so that the pivoting
mechanism drives the electronic module and the second module to pivot around the pivoting shaft simultaneously as the second
module pivots around the pivoting shaft and relative to the first module by the pivoting mechanism.

US Pat. No. 9,615,387

CONNECTION METHOD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A connection method, adapted to an electronic device, wherein the electronic device supports a first wireless transmission
of a first wireless communication protocol and a second wireless transmission of a second wireless communication protocol,
and a usage frequency band of the first wireless communication protocol is close or overlapped to the usage frequency band
of the second wireless communication protocol, the connection method comprising:
determining a priority order of a first transmission event in the first wireless transmission and a second transmission event
in the second wireless transmission when the electronic device simultaneously performs the first wireless transmission and
the second transmission through the first wireless communication protocol and the second wireless communication protocol respectively;

interrupting the second wireless transmission when the priority order of the first transmission event is higher than the priority
order of the second transmission event;

comparing the priority order of the second transmission event and a third transmission event in the first wireless transmission
when the first transmission event is finished; and

interrupting the first wireless transmission and enabling the second wireless transmission when the priority order of the
third transmission event is lower than the priority order of the second transmission event,

wherein the first wireless transmission and the second wireless transmission respectively comprise a plurality of transmission
events, and before the step of determining the priority order of the first transmission event in the first wireless transmission
and the second transmission event in the second wireless transmission, the method further comprises:

selecting the transmission event with the highest priority order in the first wireless transmission as the first transmission
event; and

selecting the transmission event with the highest priority order in the second wireless transmission as the second transmission
event,

wherein when the first transmission event in the first wireless transmission is performed, and a connection bandwidth of the
first wireless transmission is greater than an occupied bandwidth of the first transmission event, at least one of the transmission
events in the first wireless transmission is simultaneously performed according to the priority order.

US Pat. No. 9,439,313

HOLDING DEVICE ADAPTED TO CASING OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A holding device adapted to a casing of an electronic device, comprising:
a holding body separately installed in an inserting slot on the casing; and
at least one tenon structure protruding from the holding body, the at least one tenon structure being for providing a place
for force to be applied, so as to activate the holding body to separate from the inserting slot, the at least one tenon structure
being further for inserting into at least one engaging slot on the casing, so as to fix and expose the holding body outside
the casing for holding an object located outside the casing;

wherein the inserting slot and the at least one engaging slot are both disposed in an interior of the casing, and the holding
body is selectively disposed inside or outside of the casing.

US Pat. No. 9,629,278

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ENCLOSURE AND PANEL STRUCTURE THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A panel structure, removably connected with a main housing of an electronic device enclosure, the panel structure comprising:
a panel body comprising a first fixing part and a second fixing part;
a first movable member movably connected with the panel body, the first movable member comprising a first pivoting part and
a first corresponding fixing part, wherein the first movable member is movable in a first axial direction toward a first direction
such that the first movable member is fixed by the first fixing part and the first corresponding fixing part;

at least one first elastic member with two ends respectively connected to the first movable member and the panel body;
a second movable member movably connected with the panel body, the second movable member comprising a second pivoting part
and a second corresponding fixing part, wherein the second movable member is movable in the first axial direction toward a
second direction opposite to the first direction such that the second movable member is fixed by the second fixing part and
the second corresponding fixing part; and

at least one second elastic member with two ends respectively connected to the second movable member and the panel body;
wherein movement of the first movable member causes the first pivoting part to move towards the main housing, such that the
first pivoting part is pivotally connectable to the main housing; movement of the second movable member causes the second
pivoting part to move towards the main housing, such that the second pivoting part is pivotally connectable to the main housing.

US Pat. No. 9,261,527

METHOD OF UTILIZING MOBILE DEVICE TO DETECT EMERGENCY AND RELATED EMERGENCY DETECTING SYSTEM

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A method of utilizing a mobile device to detect an emergency, comprising:
detecting whether the mobile device is carried by a user via a biosensor together with a gravity sensor (G-sensor);
detecting an acceleration status of the mobile device when the mobile device is determined to be carried by the user; and
determining whether the user is in the emergency according to the acceleration status of the mobile device;
wherein the step of determining whether the user is in the emergency according to the acceleration status of the mobile device
comprises:

determining whether the mobile device is accelerated towards a direction of gravitational acceleration complying with a status
of free fall;

when the mobile device is determined to be accelerated towards the direction of gravitational acceleration complying with
the status of free fall, continuing to detect whether the mobile device is carried by the user;

when the mobile device is determined to be progressively accelerated towards the direction of gravitational acceleration complying
with the status of free fall and the mobile device is progressively carried by the user, calculating a distance the mobile
device falls according to the status of free fall; and

determining that the user is in the emergency when the distance the mobile device falls according to the status of free fall
is greater than a predetermined height.

US Pat. No. 9,167,055

METHOD AND SYSTEM OF DISPLAYING FRAME

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A method of displaying a frame, for an electronic apparatus, and the method comprising:
obtaining, by the electronic apparatus, capability information of a client apparatus in a subnet where the electronic apparatus
is located, wherein the capability information of the client apparatus is utilized to support the electronic apparatus to
render a frame;

calculating, by the electronic apparatus, total capability information according to the capability information of the electronic
apparatus and the capability information of the client apparatus;

connecting, by the electronic apparatus, a server system and receiving a capability inquiring instruction from the server
system;

reporting, by the electronic apparatus, the total capability information to the server system in response to the capability
inquiring instruction, such that the server system sends a drawing instruction to the electronic apparatus; and

co-generating, by the electronic apparatus, the same frame with the client apparatus according to the drawing instruction
sent by the server system, comprising:

transmitting, by the electronic apparatus, imaging mission information to the client apparatus after receiving the drawing
instruction from the server system, the imaging mission information comprising a resolution of the frame and dimensions of
tiles constituting the frame;

receiving, by the electronic apparatus, mission response information from the client apparatus, wherein the mission response
information comprises the number of the tiles to be completed by the client apparatus

according to the received mission response information, determining, by the electronic apparatus, a location of each tile
for which the client apparatus is responsible;

transmitting, by the electronic apparatus, the drawing instruction and the location of each tile for which the client apparatus
is responsible to the client apparatus, so as to generate the frame by the client apparatus according to the drawing instruction;
and

receiving, by the electronic apparatus, from the client apparatus a tile frame corresponding to the location of each tile
for which the client apparatus is responsible, wherein the tile frame received from the client apparatus is obtained from
the frame generated by the client apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,053,381

INTERACTION SYSTEM AND MOTION DETECTION METHOD

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A motion detection method applied in an interaction system having a processor and an image capturing unit, comprising:
capturing a plurality of images by the image capturing unit;
recognizing, by the processor, a target object from the captured images;
repeatedly calculating, by the processor, a first integral value by integrating a first position offset value of the target
object along a first direction over time from the captured images;

determining, by the processor, whether the calculated first integral value is larger than a first predetermined threshold
value;

determining, by the processor, the target object as moving when the calculated first integral value is larger than the first
predetermined threshold value;

determining, by the processor, whether the target object is moving toward a second direction contrary to the first direction
when the calculated first integral value is not larger than the first predetermined threshold value;

calculating, by the processor, a second integral value of a second position offset value of the target object along the second
direction from the captured images when the target object is moving toward the second direction after a predetermined time
period;

determining, by the processor, whether the calculated second integral value is larger than a second predetermined threshold
value; and

determining, by the processor, the target object as moving when the calculated second integral value is larger than the second
predetermined threshold value.

US Pat. No. 9,444,956

METHODS FOR GENERATING AND MANIPULATING THE GROUPED PHOTOS AND APPARATUSES USING THE SAME

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A method for generating and manipulating grouped photos, executed by a processing unit, comprising:
selecting a plurality of photos shot in a geometric region from a storage unit;
reading a plurality of shooting dates of the photos;
calculating a plurality of time intervals between every two adjacent shooting dates;
generating a plurality of CDFGs (Continuous Data-time Fragment Groupings) according to the time intervals;
for each CDFG comprising two or more shooting dates, obtaining a total number of photos associated with each shooting date;
for each CDFG having two or more shooting dates, generating one or more groups according to the total numbers; and
displaying information regarding the groups in a map displayed on a display unit:
wherein the step for generating a plurality of CDFGs comprises:
calculating a first median of the time intervals; and
merging the two adjacent shooting dates with a time interval being less than the first median in sequence to form the CDFGs.

US Pat. No. 9,229,538

INFORMATION INPUT UNIT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An information input unit, comprising:
a base;
a carrying module that is disposed on said base and that is movable in a first direction between a first position and a second
position relative to said base;

an input module that is disposed on said carrying module and that is moveable along with said carrying module, said input
module including

a touch-pad mechanism which includes a touch pad, said touch pad being configured to be pressed to move to a pressed position
in a pressing direction different from the first direction and being further configured to generate a touch signal upon being
touched, and

a pressing mechanism which is disposed below said touch pad in the pressing direction, and which is configured to generate
a pressing signal when said touch pad moves to the pressed position and presses said pressing mechanism; and

a detector module disposed corresponding to said carrying module for detecting whether said carrying module is in one of the
first position and the second position,

wherein, when said carrying module is in the first position, said pressing mechanism is configured to generate the pressing
signal upon being pressed as said touch pad moves to the pressed position,

wherein, when said carrying module is in the second position, said touch pad is configured to generate the touch signal upon
being touched,

wherein said carrying module includes a movable plate including a plate body that has a top surface and a bottom surface opposite
to said top surface, and a pair of guiding rails that are spaced apart from each other and that protrude from said bottom
surface of said plate body, said input module being disposed on said top surface of said plate body,

wherein said base is formed with a pair of guiding grooves that respectively accommodate said guiding rails and that cooperate
with said guiding rails to allow said carrying module to move between the first position and the second position along a first
direction, along which said guiding grooves and said guiding rails extend,

wherein said carrying module further includes a positioning mechanism connected to said movable plate, and said base includes
a blocking mechanism cooperating with said positioning mechanism to secure said carrying module in the first position or the
second position,

wherein said positioning mechanism includes at least one combining component that includes a main body having a plurality
of first through holes arranged along the first direction, said base further having a plurality of second through holes that
correspond respectively in position to said first through holes, said movable plate further including plural pairs of barbs
that protrude from said bottom surface of said plate body, each pair of said barbs passing through a corresponding one of
said second through holes and a corresponding one of said first through holes so as to engage said main body, a part of said
base being sandwiched between said plate body and said combining component.

US Pat. No. 9,207,901

TASK EXECUTING METHOD AND TASK SETTING METHOD ADAPTED FOR SCREEN SAVER AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A task executing method adapted for a screen saver comprising steps of:
opening a screen saver setting window;
displaying a task setting region in the screen saver setting window, wherein the task setting region comprises N first tasks
comprising a self-defined task, the N first tasks are tasks not involving any screen saver image, and N is a positive integer;

if P of the N first tasks are selected, automatically executing the P first tasks while a screen saver image starts, wherein
P is a positive integer smaller than or equal to N;

when the self-defined task is selected, displaying a first task selecting window, wherein the first task selecting window
comprises a plurality of applications;

after selecting the P first tasks, displaying a first task sorting window;
sorting the P first tasks in the first task sorting window; and
automatically executing the P first tasks after sorting while the screen saver image starts.

US Pat. No. 9,201,814

ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHODS FOR SHARING PERIPHERAL DEVICES IN DUAL OPERATING SYSTEMS

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A method for sharing peripheral devices in dual operating systems for an electronic device having at least one peripheral
device, a first operating system, and a second operating system, comprising:
before activating the second operating system, receiving a setting value of the peripheral device set by a user under the
first operating system;

activating the second operating system;
transmitting the setting value to the second operating system;
after transmitting the setting value to the second operating system, switching from the first operating system to the second
operating system, wherein the first operating system is entered into a standby mode or a sleep mode;

storing the setting value;
setting the peripheral device with the setting value by the second operating system; and
operating the electronic device under the second operating system.

US Pat. No. 9,276,423

CHARGING BASE FOR MULTIPLE DIFFERENT SIZED COMPONENTS POSITIONED USING ROTATING ELEMENTS

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A base, adapted for an electronic component, wherein the electronic component and another electronic component have a first
thickness and a second thickness respectively and the first thickness is greater than the second thickness, the base comprising:
a main body, having a slot;
a supporting element, movably disposed on the main body, wherein when the supporting element is at a first position, the supporting
element is hidden inside the main body, and the electronic component having the first thickness is adapted to be inserted
into the slot;

a first elastic element, connected between the main body and the supporting element, wherein when the supporting element is
moved to a second position by an elastic force of the first elastic element, at least part of the supporting element is inside
the slot, and the electronic component having the second thickness is adapted to be inserted into the slot and supported by
the supporting element;

a positioning element, movably disposed on the main body and adapted to resist the elastic force of the first elastic element
to position the supporting element at the first position; and

a second elastic element, connected between the positioning element and the main body, wherein the positioning element is
adapted to resist an elastic force of the second elastic element to deviate from the supporting element.

US Pat. No. 9,246,271

CONNECTOR MECHANISM WITH A GUIDE PIN STRUCTURE, CONNECTOR MECHANISM WITH A GUIDE HOLE STRUCTURE AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE ASSEMBLY

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A connector mechanism with a guide pin structure for connecting with a portable electronic device, the portable electronic
device having a receptacle connector and a guide hole structure adjacent to each other, the guide hole structure having a
first area and a second area connected with each other and respectively located on a bottom and an opening of the guide hole
structure, the connector mechanism comprising:
a base;
a plug connector disposed on the base; and
at least one guide pin structure disposed on the base and located by the plug connector, a length of the guide pin structure
being greater than a length of the plug connector, the guide pin structure comprising:

a first portion having a width W1, an end of the first portion being connected to the base; and

a second portion having a width W2 and connected to the other end of the first portion, and W1

US Pat. No. 9,246,151

ELECTRICAL CONNECTION ASSEMBLY, BATTERY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

6. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a main body, having a battery base;
a plurality of electrical contacts, disposed in the battery base; and
a battery device, disposed in the battery base, the battery device comprising:
an insulating casing, disposed in the battery base, an inner space being defined in the insulating casing, and a plurality
of openings being defined on the insulating casing for respectively communicating the inner space and the exterior of the
insulating casing;

a battery pack, having at least one battery cell disposed in the inner space, and the battery pack having a positive electrode
and a negative electrode;

a circuit board, disposed in the inner space of the insulating casing, the positive electrode and the negative electrode of
the battery pack respectively connecting with the circuit board;

at least one resilient conductive element, disposed in the insulating casing and each corresponding to one of the openings
respectively, the at least one resilient conductive element having a connecting side for fixing on and electrically connecting
with the circuit board, and for electrically connecting with one of the positive electrode and the negative electrode, the
at least one resilient conductive element having a compressible side for facing the opening and being exposed therethrough
so as to be pressed by each of the electrical contacts; and

at least one contact terminal, corresponding to the at least one resilient conductive element, the at least one contact terminal
having a first surface and a second surface, the first surface connecting with the compressible side of the at least one resilient
conductive element, and the second surface facing a corresponding one of the openings;

wherein the thickness of the at least one resilient conductive element is reduced along a direction perpendicular to the corresponding
one of the openings when the electrical contact presses thereon and recovers when the electrical contact is removed.

US Pat. No. 9,462,726

STORAGE UNIT COMBINING MODULE CAPABLE OF LOADING SEVERAL STORAGE UNITS, STORAGE UNIT MOVING SUIT AND RELATED SERVER APPARATUS HAVING SEVERAL STORAGE UNIT COMBINING MODULES

Wistron Corporation, New...

18. A server apparatus, comprising: a housing; a mainboard disposed inside the housing; and at least one storage unit moving
suit disposed inside the housing and capable of being pulled or pushed relative to the housing, the at least one storage unit
moving suit comprising: a carrying frame, having an accommodating space; a pass-through interface card disposed on a side
of the carrying frame; and at least one storage unit combining module disposed inside the accommodating space of the carrying
frame and capable of simultaneously loading a first storage unit, a second storage unit and a third storage unit, the at least
one storage unit combining module comprising: a base, the base comprising a first positioning zone, a second positioning zone
and a third positioning zone and defining a first inserting direction and a second inserting direction crossed each other,
stretching directions of the first positioning zone and the second positioning zone being parallel to the first inserting
direction and the first positioning zone being neighbored with the second positioning zone in the second inserting direction,
a stretching direction of the third positioning zone being parallel to the second inserting direction and neighbored with
identical lateral sides of the first positioning zone and the second positioning zone in the first inserting direction, wherein
the first inserting direction is substantially perpendicular to the second inserting direction; and a circuit backboard disposed
on the base, the circuit backboard comprising a first section and a second section connected to each other, the first section
being located between the third positioning zone and the identical lateral sides of the first positioning zone and the second
positioning zone and stretching toward a direction opposite to the second inserting direction, the second section stretching
toward the first inserting direction and being neighbored with a side of the third positioning zone, the circuit backboard
comprising: a first connector disposed on a position of the first section neighbored with and facing the first positioning
zone; a second connector disposed on a position of the first section neighbored with and facing the second positioning zone;
a third connector disposed on a position of the second section neighbored with and facing the third positioning zone; and
a signal adapter for connecting with the pass-through interface card; wherein, the first storage unit is adapted to connect
with the first connector in the first inserting direction through the first positioning zone, the second storage unit is adapted
to connect with the second connector in the first inserting direction through the second positioning zone, and the third storage
unit is adapted to connect with the third connector in the second inserting direction through the third positioning zone,
wherein each of the first storage unit, the second storage unit and the third storage unit comprises a storing component having
same size and form factor.

US Pat. No. 9,244,509

UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SYSTEM AND POWER CONTROL SYSTEM THEREOF

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. An uninterruptible power system which is connected to a power supply terminal for providing power to a computer system,
the uninterruptible power system comprising:
an external power port electrically connected to the power supply terminal for receiving an external power signal;
a charging module electrically connected to the external power port for receiving the external power signal from the external
power port;

a battery module used for providing a backup power signal and electrically connected to the charging module, wherein the charging
module is used for charging the battery module when receiving the external power signal;

a first switch module electrically connected to the external power port, the battery module, and the computer system, wherein
when the external power signal is input, the external power signal is transmitted from the external power port to the computer
system via the first switch module; when the external power signal is not input, the first switch module switches automatically
to enable the battery module to be electrically connected to the computer system for providing the backup power signal to
the computer system;

a second switch module electrically connected to the computer system and connected to the external power port or the battery
module via the first switch module; and

a switching control module electrically connected to the external power port, the computer system, and the second switch module,
wherein when the external power signal is not input and a control signal is not received from the computer system, the switching
control module controls the second switch module to electrically disconnect a connection between the computer system and the
battery module, wherein the switching control module comprises:

a first transistor electrically connected to the computer system, wherein when the control signal is received from the computer
system, the first transistor generates a first confirmation signal; and

a second transistor electrically connected to the external power port, wherein when the external power signal is received
from the external power port, the second transistor generates a second confirmation signal,

wherein the second switch module is electrically connected to the first transistor and the second transistor; if the second
switch module does not receive the first confirmation signal from the first transistor and does not receive the second confirmation
signal from the second transistor, the second switch module electrically disconnects the connection between the computer system
and the battery module.

US Pat. No. 9,485,886

DRIVE MODULE, SERVER MECHANISM AND CONTAINING FRAME THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A drive module detachably inserted into an extraction opening of a server, the server having a first positioning portion
formed in the extraction opening, the drive module comprising:
a casing;
a circuit board abutting against an end portion of the casing;
a cover disposed on the casing for forming a containing space cooperatively with the casing, the cover having a clamping portion
formed thereon;

a fixing member fixed on the casing, the fixing member having at least one engaging arm and a pressing arm, the at least one
engaging arm being engaged with the circuit board for fixing the circuit board on the end portion of the casing when the clamping
portion and the end portion of the casing clamp the circuit board cooperatively, a second positioning portion being formed
on the pressing arm for engaging with the first positioning portion to fix the drive module in the extraction opening; and

a plurality of drives inserted into the containing space and plugged into the circuit board;
wherein the second positioning portion is disengaged from the first positioning portion to make the drive module detachably
extracted from the extraction opening when the pressing arm is pulled toward a first direction relative to the casing, the
pressing arm drives the engaging arm to be separate from the circuit board when the puling arm is pulled toward a second direction,
and the first direction is opposite to the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,307,659

CONSTRAINT MECHANISM AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A constraint mechanism of constraining a movement of a first housing relative to a second housing at a first direction
and a second direction opposite to each other, the constraint mechanism comprising:
a constraint component disposed on the second housing, the constraint component comprising a guide slot and an engaging portion,
the engaging portion being disposed on an inner lateral surface of the guide slot, and a sunken structure being formed on
a surface of the engaging portion; and

a flexible component disposed on the first housing, the flexible component comprising:
a main body for covering an opening on the first housing, a first edge of the main body being fixed on the first housing;
a bending portion, a first side of the bending portion being connected to the main body, a distance between the bending portion
and the first edge of the main body being greater than a distance between the bending portion and a second edge of the main
body opposite to the first edge; and

a contacting portion disposed on a second side of the bending portion, the contacting portion comprising a top surface, a
bottom surface and two arc surfaces, the two arc surfaces being connected between the top surface and the bottom surface and
respectively protruding toward the first direction and the second direction, the top surface slidably contacting a top of
the engaging portion and one of the arc surfaces slidably contacting an inner wall of the engaging portion and the bottom
surface being not pressed since the contacting portion moves across the engaging portion, the contacting portion being blocked
by the engaging portion to constrain the movement of the first housing relative to the second housing when the contacting
portion moves along the guide slot to a predetermined position, wherein a boundary of the contacting portion is an arc structure
with the arc surfaces ,and the arc structure is accommodated inside the sunken structure when the arc structure contacts against
the engaging portion.

US Pat. No. 9,282,672

SECURING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE CASE COMPRISING THE SAME

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A securing mechanism for use with a first component and a second component, said securing mechanism being configured to
removably secure the second component to the first component, said securing mechanism comprising:
a first securing unit to be fixedly disposed on the first component, and including
a fixture board to be fixedly attached to the first component, having a first surface that faces the second component in use
and a second surface that is opposite to said first surface, and formed with an engaging through hole that has an insertion
part and an engaging part in spatial communication with each other, said engaging part having a width smaller than that of
said insertion part,

a limiting structure formed on said second surface of said fixture board, and
a biasing structure; and
a second securing unit to be fixedly disposed on the second component and including
an extending part to extend from the second component in a first direction, and having a width that corresponds with that
of said engaging part of said engaging through hole, and

a head part disposed on a distal end of said extending part and having a width larger than the width of said engaging part
and smaller than that of said insertion part;

wherein, when said extending part extends through said insertion part of said engaging through hole and is inserted into said
engaging part of said engaging through hole, said biasing structure biases said second securing unit in a second direction
opposite to the first direction and away from the first component, and said head part engages said limiting structure, thereby
limiting movement of said head part in a direction toward said insertion part.

US Pat. No. 9,205,588

TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT COMPONENT EMBEDDED HOT RUNNER NOZZLE STRUCTURE

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A temperature measurement component embedded hot runner nozzle structure, comprising:
a tubular nozzle having an outer wall surface and an inner wall surface, the inner wall surface defining a flow channel therein,
the tubular nozzle having at least one thru-hole interconnected the outer wall surface to the inner wall surface, wherein
an inner sidewall of the tubular nozzle defining the thru-hole is formed with a tapped thread thereon, wherein the thru-hole
is formed with a counterbore; and

at least one temperature measurement component having a base and a sensor connected to the base, the base fixed in the thru-hole,
the sensor having a tip protruding from the inner wall surface and exposed to the flow channel;
wherein a part of the sensor is received in the thru-hole;
wherein the base has a screw thread corresponding to the tapped thread, and a screw head arranged at an end thereon distal
from the sensor and connects to the screw thread, and the screw head has a head surface engaged to a planar bottom surface
of the counterbore, so as to provide a sufficient surface area of contact between the base and the tubular nozzle to seal
and prevent molten materials from leaking; wherein a part of the screw head is received in the counterbore, and a part of
the screw head is protruded from the outer wall surface of the tubular nozzle;

wherein a height of the tapped thread along the direction of the thru-hole is larger than a height of the screw thread of
the base along the direction of the thru-hole, so that an end surface of the screw thread connected to the sensor is lower
than an inner surface of the flow channel, thereby a recess space is defined by the end surface of the screw thread and the
tapped thread surrounding the sensor;

wherein a filler material is brazed between the sensor and the base on the end surface of the screw thread, and the filler
material is arranged inside the recess space;

wherein the sensor directly measures temperatures of molten materials in the hot runner nozzle structure.

US Pat. No. 9,128,658

DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS, DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DATA RECEPTION METHOD

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A data transmission system, comprising:
a processing unit, arranged to determine a length of a file, divide the file into a plurality of sub-files according to a
system resolution, and produce a file transfer command, wherein quantity of bits of each of the sub-files is equal to quantity
of bits of a frame having the system resolution;

a first serial peripheral interface circuit, arranged to transmit the file transfer command to a second serial peripheral
interface circuit; and

a first display interface circuit, arranged to transmit the sub-files to a second display interface circuit, sequentially.

US Pat. No. 9,270,068

MOVABLE SOCKET CAPABLE OF MOVING A CONNECTOR RELATIVE TO A CASING AND RELATED ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A movable socket disposed between a circuit board and
a casing whereon an opening structure is formed, the movable socket comprising:
a first connector slidably disposed on the casing, the first connector comprising a supporting component, a guiding slot being
formed on a surface of the supporting component and slidably disposed on a boss of the casing, wherein the guiding slot comprises
a first constraint portion, a second constraint portion and a connecting portion, the first constraint portion and the second
constraint portion are respectively disposed on two ends of the connecting portion, and a width of the connecting portion
is substantially smaller than widths of the first constraint portion and the second constraint portion;

a second connector disposed on the circuit board;
a soft cable disposed between the first connector and the second connector in a structurally deformable manner, two ends of
the soft cable being electrically connected to the first connector and the second connector; and

a driving mechanism disposed between the first connector and the casing, the driving mechanism moving the first connector
relative to the casing, so as to protrude a part of the first connector from the casing through the opening structure.

US Pat. No. 9,188,603

ANTENNA TESTING DEVICE AND ANTENNA TESTING UNIT THEREOF

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. An antenna testing unit, comprising:
a ground element; and
a radiator, comprising:
a body;
a first radiator unit, connected to the body, comprising a first wing shaped portion and a second wing shaped portion, wherein
a shape of the first wing shaped portion is symmetrical to a shape of the second wing shaped portion, wherein the first radiator
unit is a conductive solid structure; and

a second radiator unit, connected to the body, comprising a first section and a second section, wherein the first section
extends toward the first wing shaped portion, and the second section extends toward the second wing shaped portion, wherein
the second radiator unit is a conductive solid structure, and at least a portion of the first radiator unit is located between
the second radiator unit and the ground element.

US Pat. No. 9,699,925

ASSEMBLY STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. An assembly structure, for installing a first housing and a second housing, the assembly structure comprising:
a fixing portion, set in a first housing, the fixing portion comprising a fixing part and a stopping portion; and
a locking portion, setting in a second housing, the locking portion having a moving direction relative to the second housing,
the locking portion comprising a locking part and a hook portion;

wherein, the assembly structure comprises a fixing state and a stopping state; in the fixing state, the locking part is connected
to the fixing part, the locking portion moving along the moving direction for switching the assembly structure into the stopping
state; in the stopping state, the hook portion leans against the stopping portion, and the locking part and the fixing part
are separated such that the fixing portion can be separated from the locking portion along an assembly direction, the assembly
direction and the moving direction not being different.

US Pat. No. 9,258,915

HIDDEN HANDLE MODULE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A hidden handle module, adapted to a tray, the tray accommodated in a chassis and has a stopping portion, the chassis has
an interfering portion, the hidden handle module comprising:
a shaft, pivoted in the tray and suitable for rotating to a first position and being interfered with the interfering portion
to stop the tray moving out of the chassis;

a handle, pivoted on the shaft and suitable for being stopped in the tray by the stopping portion to limit the shaft at the
first position;

a first elastic component, disposed in the tray and stopping the handle moving away from the stopping portion; and
a second elastic component, connected between the shaft and the tray, wherein when the handle resists an elastic force of
the first elastic component and moves away from the stopping portion, the handle protrudes out of the tray by an elastic force
of the second elastic component to drive the shaft to rotate from the first position to a second position and release an interference
between the shaft and the interfering portion.

US Pat. No. 9,178,321

MODULAR TUNER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A modular tuner, comprising:
a metallic casing, having an opening;
a tuner adaptor, embedded in the opening, the tuner adaptor having a metallic outer surface; and
a plurality of metallic elastic pieces, wherein the plurality of metallic elastic pieces and the metallic casing are integrally
formed by stamping followed by bending, and the plurality of metallic elastic pieces of the metallic casing extends outwardly
from the edge of the opening of the metallic casing, and respectively interfere with the metallic outer surface of the tuner
adaptor,

wherein the plurality of metallic elastic pieces are a plurality of triangular tooth-like metallic elastic pieces or a plurality
of trapezoidal tooth-like metallic elastic pieces,

wherein the metallic casing comprises: a metallic casing body, having at least three side walls, wherein one of the three
side walls has the opening disposed thereon, and the plurality of triangular tooth-like metallic elastic pieces or the plurality
of trapezoidal tooth-like metallic elastic pieces are arranged along a portion of the edge of the opening; and a metallic
casing lid, coupled to the other two side walls of the metallic casing body,

wherein the tuner adaptor has an annular groove, the opening has a notch formed on the upper edges of the side walls, and
the metallic casing lid has a fastening, wherein the fastening is introduced into the notch and inserted into the annular
groove thereby fixing the tuner adaptor.

US Pat. No. 9,125,300

ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH HEAT SINK STRUCTURE

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a housing, comprising:
a main body having an inner surface, an outer surface, and an opening disposed on the outer surface, wherein the inner surface
forms a receiving space;

a supporting portion, disposed on the inner surface and located in the receiving space, wherein the supporting portion has
a heat dissipating chamber that communicates with the opening; and

a plurality of heat sink fins, disposed on the supporting portion and located in the heat dissipating chamber;
a keyboard module, disposed in the heat dissipating chamber and covering the heat sink fins; and
a chip, disposed on the supporting portion and located in the receiving space,
wherein the chip and the heat sink fins are located at two opposite sides of the supporting portion, and the keyboard module,
the heat sink fins, the supporting portion, and the chip are stacked along a stacking direction in sequence.

US Pat. No. 10,076,066

HEAT DISSIPATING CONTROL MODULE AND RELATED SERVER DEVICE AND HEAT DISSIPATING CONTROL METHOD

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A heat dissipating control module for a server device with a heat dissipating module, the heat dissipating control module comprising:a sensing unit, for detecting an atmosphere pressure of an environment where the server device located at; and
a control unit, coupled to the sensing unit for determining an altitude of the environment according to the atmosphere pressure, and using a proportional-integral-derivative unit to adjust a heat dissipating parameter according to the altitude and a plurality of heat dissipating parameter data, wherein the heat dissipating parameter is utilized for controlling operations of the heat dissipating module;
wherein the control unit interpolates the plurality of heat dissipating parameter data according to the altitude, to adjust the heat dissipating parameter;
wherein the plurality of heat dissipating parameter data is pre-stored in the control unit;
wherein the heat dissipating parameter comprises a first heat dissipating sub-parameter, a second heat dissipating sub-parameter and a third heat dissipating sub-parameter, the first heat dissipating sub-parameter relates to a current heat dissipating ability of the heat dissipating module, the second heat dissipating sub-parameter relates to a gain corresponding to a difference between the current heat dissipating ability and a target heat dissipating ability of the heat dissipating module in a period, and the third heat dissipating sub-parameter relates to a gain corresponding to a difference between a future heat dissipating ability and the target heat dissipating ability of the heat dissipating module.

US Pat. No. 9,194,931

LENGTH MEASUREMENT METHOD AND DEVICE OF THE SAME

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

10. A length measurement device, comprising:
a laser ranging module; and
a control module, electrically connected to the laser ranging module, the control module comprising:
a ranging unit, electrically connected to the laser ranging module, arranged to control the laser ranging module to emit the
laser in a reference direction, for detecting a reference distance between a reference point on a subject and the laser ranging
module;

a border detection unit, electrically connected to the ranging unit, arranged to take the reference direction as a measurement
direction, the reference distance as a first distance, and performing a border detecting procedure in a first detecting direction
for detecting a border of the subject in the first detecting direction; and

a calculation unit, electrically connected to the ranging unit and the border detection unit, arranged to calculate a measurement
distance between the border and the reference point according to the border corresponding to border location information of
the laser ranging module, the reference direction and the reference distance.

US Pat. No. 9,120,171

AUTOMATIC TIN-ADDING MACHINE

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An automatic tin-adding machine for adding a plurality of tin rods to a molten tin tank, comprising:
a base having a tin rod adding opening corresponding to the molten tin tank;
two transmission shafts pivoted on the base side by side;
at least one first flexible transmission member sleeved on the two transmission shafts;
a plurality of tin rod carrying members fixed to the first flexible transmission member and configured to carry the tin rods;
a tin stock detector configured to detect the stock of tin liquid in the molten tin tank;
a drive connected to one of the transmission shafts; and
a circuit control system comprising a circuit control unit electrically connected to the tin stock detector and the drive,
wherein when the tin stock detector detects that the stock of tin liquid in the molten tin tank is less than a predetermined
stock, the circuit control unit control the drive to drive one of the transmission shafts to rotate for driving the tin rod
carrying members move relative to the base along a transmission path to pass over the tin rod adding opening, so that at least
one of the tin rods falls from the tin rod adding opening to the molten tin tank.

US Pat. No. 9,122,331

FRAME WITH SENSING FUNCTION AND TOUCH CONTROL METHOD

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A frame with a sensing function comprising:
a frame structure configured to be hanged on a display unit;
a sensor for sensing a touched position set of the display unit for position setting; and
a processing unit electrically connected to the sensor, the processing unit comprising:
a parameter calculating module for calculating a position transformation parameter between the hanged frame structure and
the display unit according to the touched position set; and

a parameter providing module for providing the position transformation parameter, such that a display content displayed on
the display unit is controlled according to at least one touched position for operation sensed by the sensor and the position
transformation parameter,

where a display area of the display unit comprises four vertices, and the touched position set for position setting comprises
two vertex touched positions sensed when touching two of the four vertices of the display area,

wherein the parameter calculating module comprises:
a rotation angle calculator, calculating a rotation angle between the hanged frame structure and the display area of the display
unit by:


where ?1 is the rotation angle, and (x301a2, y301a2) and (x301d2, y301d2) are the two vertex touched positions, and the rotation angle is comprises in the position transformation parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,082,287

METHODS FOR DISPLAYING AND DETERMINING MOVEMENT STATE OF MEMORY CARD SLOT, AND MEMORY CARD SLOT MOVEMENT STATE DISPLAYING AND DETERMINING SYSTEM

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A method for displaying a movement state of a memory card slot, the method comprising:
detecting whether the memory card slot is moved;
receiving and transforming, by a photovoltaic element, a light intensity signal into an electrical signal when the memory
card slot is moved, wherein the light intensity signal represents the movement of the memory card slot;

processing the electrical signal through a processor for deriving a position of the memory card slot; and
displaying the movement state according to the position of the memory card slot.

US Pat. No. 9,439,306

STAND ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a chassis; and
a stand assembly, comprising:
a base connected to the chassis;
a first stand unit comprising a first body and an extending portion, the first body having a first end, a second end, and
a first shaft, the extending portion being connected to the first body and extending away from the second end of the first
body, the extending portion having a first shaft hole having a first hole portion and a second hole portion communicated with
each other, and the first shaft being pivotally connected to the base, wherein the first shaft hole further comprises a first
tightening portion raising between the first hole portion and the second hole portion, the first shaft hole has a first minimum
width at the first tightening portion, wherein the first body further comprises a first engaging slot located at the second
end; and

a second stand unit comprising a second body, the second body having a third end and a second shaft, the second shaft being
pivotally connected to the first hole portion or the second hole portion selectively by passing through the first tightening
portion, when the second shaft being pivotally connected to the first hole portion, the third end abutting against the second
end, when the second shaft being pivotally connected to the second hole portion, the third end leaving the second end so that
the second stand unit is capable of rotating relative to the first stand unit, wherein the first minimum width is less than
a diameter of the second shaft, wherein the second stand unit further comprises a first engaging portion connected to the
second body and located at the third end, when the second shaft is pivotally connected to the first hole portion and the third
end abuts against the second end, the first engaging portion is engaged with the first engaging slot;

wherein the base further comprises:
a bottom plate connected to the chassis;
a pivoting portion connected to the bottom plate, the pivoting portion having a second shaft hole having a third hole portion
and a fourth hole portion communicated with each other, wherein the second shaft hole further comprises a second tightening
portion raising between the third hole portion and the fourth hole portion, the second shaft hole has a second minimum width
at the second tightening portion, the second minimum width is less than a diameter of the first shaft, the first shaft is
pivotally connected to the third hole portion or the fourth hole portion selectively by passing through the second tightening
portion; and

a stop portion connected to the bottom plate, wherein when the first shaft is pivotally connected to the third hole portion,
the first body abuts against the bottom plate and the first end abuts against the stop portion, when the first shaft is pivotally
connected to the fourth hole portion, the first end leaves the stop portion so that the first stand unit is capable of rotating
relative to the pivoting portion, when the first shaft is pivotally connected to the fourth hole portion and the first stand
unit abuts against the stop portion by rotating from the bottom plate, the first stand unit has been rotated a predetermined
angle relative to the pivoting portion.

US Pat. No. 9,394,918

FAN STRUCTURE WITH EASY ASSEMBLY

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A fan structure, comprising:
at least one installation standoff, an end of the at least one installation standoff being installed on a substrate, and a
positioning slot being formed on the other end of the at least one installation standoff;

a fan; and
a fixing frame installed on the fan, and the fixing frame comprising at least one positioning hook for engaging with the positioning
slot of the at least one installation standoff, so as to fix the fixing frame on the substrate, wherein a guiding slot is
formed on at least one side of the fixing frame for guiding the at least one installation standoff to move on the fixing frame.

US Pat. No. 9,237,592

METHODS FOR ESTABLISHING A DIRECT CONNECTION BETWEEN APPARATUSES AND SYSTEMS USING THE SAME

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A method for establishing a direct connection, comprising:
obtaining, by a first processing unit of a first electronic apparatus, a first location of the first electronic apparatus;
obtaining, by the first processing unit, an angle of the first electronic apparatus;
collecting, by the first processing unit, a plurality of second locations via a first communications interface of the first
electronic apparatus, wherein each second location is a location of a second electronic apparatus;

determining, by the first processing unit, which of the second electronic apparatuses the first electronic apparatus is aimed
at, according to the first location, the second locations, and the angle of the first electronic apparatus; and

establishing, by the first processing unit, a direct connection with the determined second electronic apparatus via the first
communications interface.

US Pat. No. 9,184,604

CHARGING METHODS OF DETACHABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a first device, comprising:
a first battery;
a first charging unit, charging the first battery according to a supply voltage and a first charging enable signal;
a first voltage adjustment unit, outputting a first output voltage according to the supply voltage or a first battery voltage
of the first battery;

a power detection module, generating a power consumption information according to the first output voltage; and
a first control module, setting a charging time according to the supply voltage and the power consumption information, wherein
the first control module generates the first charging enable signal to control the first charging unit to charge the first
battery according to the charging time.

US Pat. No. 9,167,727

RAPIDLY ASSEMBLING/DISASSEMBLING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A rapidly assembling/disassembling device for assembling or disassembling a plurality of fan modules, the rapidly assembling/disassembling
device comprising:
a fixing frame comprising a first side plate and a second side plate, wherein the fan modules are accommodated in the fixing
frame and sequentially arranged between the first side plate and the second side plate, the first side plate is located at
a first side of a first one of the fan modules, and the second side plate abuts against a second side of a last one of the
fan modules;

a plurality of partitions fixed in the fixing frame, wherein each of the partitions abuts against the second side of a corresponding
one of fan modules;

a plurality of pushing brackets pivotally connected in the fixing frame, wherein each of the pushing brackets is located at
the first side of the corresponding one of fan modules and comprises a pushing arm, and the pushing arm extends toward the
second side plate; and

a fastening member disposed on the first side plate and capable of moving toward or away from a first one of the pushing brackets,
wherein when the fastening member pushes the first one of the pushing bracket to rotate to abut against the first side of
the first one of the fan modules, each of the other pushing brackets is pushed by a corresponding one of the pushing arm so
as to abut against the first side of the corresponding one of fan modules.

US Pat. No. 9,826,658

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND TRAY

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a casing comprising a support frame, the support frame having a first rack, a second rack and a rod member; and
a tray comprising:
a tray body;
a handle;
a first gear fixed on the handle and pivotally connected to the tray body;
a second gear pivotally connected to the tray body, the second gear having an engaging portion;
a linking member connected to the first gear and the second gear; and
a block member fixed on the tray body, the block member having a resilient portion;
wherein when the handle rotates with respect to the tray body to a predetermined angle in an open direction, the resilient
portion is engaged with the engaging portion, so as to restrain the handle from rotating with respect to the tray body in
a close direction, the close direction is opposite to the open direction; when the handle is located at the predetermined
angle with respect to the tray body and the tray is placed into the casing, the rod member moves the resilient portion, such
that the resilient portion is disengaged from the engaging portion; when the resilient portion is disengaged from the engaging
portion, the first gear contacts the first rack, the second gear contacts the second rack, and the handle is capable of being
operated to rotate with respect to the tray body in the close direction.

US Pat. No. 9,436,330

TOUCH DISPLAY MODULE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE TOUCH DISPLAY MODULE AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING THEREOF

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a case, having an assembling groove with at least one side having a groove jointed surface and a groove side surface which
are adjacent to each other; and

a touch display module disposed on the case, comprising:
a touch panel disposed in the assembling groove, with at least one side of the touch panel having a panel jointed surface
and a panel side surface which are adjacent to each other, wherein the panel jointed surface faces the groove jointed surface,
and the panel side surface faces the groove side surface;

an adhesive element having a first adhesive surface and a second adhesive surface which are opposite to each other, wherein
the first adhesive surface is operably attached to the panel jointed surface, and the second adhesive surface is operably
attached to the groove jointed surface; and

a positioning element having an auxiliary section and an extended section which are connected to each other, wherein the auxiliary
section is operably attached to the second adhesive surface, the extended section extends from the second adhesive surface
and is configured to be detachably clamped between the panel side surface and the groove side surface when the touch panel
is disposed in the assembling groove so that a gap between the groove side surface and the panel side surface substantially
the same as the thickness of the extended section.

US Pat. No. 9,198,028

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, MOBILE COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND SWITCHING METHOD OF SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A communication system, suitable for a mobile telecom network, the communication system comprising:
a first mobile communication device comprising a first subscriber identification card, the first mobile communication device
being configured to access the mobile telecom network according to first subscriber identification information within the
first subscriber identification card, the mobile telecom network comprising a home location register, which corresponds to
the first mobile communication device and stores the first subscriber identification information; and

a second mobile communication device communicatively connected to the mobile telecom network, the second mobile communication
device being operated to send a request instruction to the mobile telecom network, the mobile telecom network verifying the
request instruction, selectively duplicating the first subscriber identification information stored in the home location register
and sending the duplicated first subscriber identification information to the second mobile communication device,

wherein, when the request instruction passes the verification, the home location register or the first mobile communication
device further transmits a contact list, a message record, a call record or an encryption key to the second mobile communication
device.

US Pat. No. 9,092,193

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a first unit, comprising:
a housing, having two opposite lateral surfaces; and
a connecting member, disposed on one of the two lateral surfaces; and
a second unit, comprising:
a stand, wherein a guiding rail is disposed in the stand, and the guiding rail comprises an opening, a first section substantially
extending along a first direction from the opening, a second section connected to the first section, and a third section connected
to the second section and extending along a second direction which is different from the first direction; and

a fixing member, disposed at the first section of the guiding rail,
wherein the electronic device is arranged such that after the first unit is selectively connected to the second unit, the
connecting member is inserted into the guiding rail via the opening, wherein the movement of the connecting member in the
first section causes a displacement of the fixing member, and after the connecting member passes through the first section
and enters the second section, the connecting member is retained by the fixing member.

US Pat. No. 9,231,489

POWER ADAPTOR

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A power adaptor, comprising:
a first connector, receiving an alternating current (AC) power;
a rectifier, providing a direct current (DC) power according to the AC power;
a filter, filtering the DC power to generate a filtered signal;
a regulator, providing an output voltage according to the filtered signal; and
a second connector, providing the output voltage to an electronic device when connected to the electronic device,
wherein a first ground terminal of the rectifier is coupled to second ground terminals of the filter and the regulator via
the second connector and the electronic device,

wherein the first ground terminal of the rectifier is separated from the second ground terminals of the filter and the regulator
when the second connector is not connected to the electronic device,

wherein the second connector comprises an isolator main body, a first sheet metal and a second sheet metal separate from the
first sheet metal, wherein the first and second sheet metals are disposed on outer ring of the isolator main body, and the
first sheet metal is coupled to the first ground terminal and the second sheet metal is coupled to the second ground terminals.

US Pat. No. 9,191,900

COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND POWER CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A power control method, adopted by a mobile device, comprising:
receiving transmit power control information from a wireless communication network;
determining an output power range of an amplifier according to the transmit power control information;
when the output power range is less than a power range threshold, determining a low-gain switch range as an amplifier gain
switch range of the amplifier, wherein the low-gain switch range comprises a first upper bound and a first lower bound;

when the output power range exceeds the power range threshold, determining a high-gain switch range as the amplifier gain
switch range of the amplifier, wherein the high-gain switch range comprises a second upper bound and a second lower bound,
the second upper bound is less than the first upper bound, and the second lower bound is less than the first lower bound;

when a transmit power of an uplink signal is within the amplifier gain switch range, amplifying the uplink signal with a first
gain mode; and

when the transmit power of the uplink signal is outside of the amplifier gain switch range, amplifying the uplink signal with
a second gain mode.

US Pat. No. 9,086,869

PROCESSING SYSTEM AND POWER CONTROL DEVICE THEREOF

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A power control device comprising:
a power supply unit for determining whether a supplied voltage from an external voltage supply source is being provided to
the power supply unit to generate a determination signal, and for generating an operation voltage and a standby voltage according
to the supplied voltage;

a reset unit for receiving the determination signal and the standby voltage, and for generating a reset signal according to
the determination signal and the standby voltage to activate a reset operation; and

a power control unit for receiving the reset signal and for generating a power enabling signal according to the reset signal,
wherein the power supply unit outputs the operation voltage or does not according to the power enabling signal,
wherein when the power supply unit determines that the supplied voltage is not being provided to the power supply unit, the
power supply unit switches the determination signal to a disabled state from an enabled state at a time point,

wherein, according to the determination signal with the disabled state and the standby voltage, the reset unit switches the
reset signal to an enabled state from a disabled state at a second time point, which is later than the first time point, to
activate the reset operation,

wherein when the power supply unit determines that the supplied voltage is not being provided to the power supply unit, the
reset unit switches the reset signal to the enabled state at the second time point, and the reset signal remains at the enabled
state during a time period between the second time point and a third time point, wherein the third time point is later than
the second time point; and

wherein when the power supply unit determines that the supplied voltage is being provided to the power supply unit again,
the power supply voltage switches the determination signal to the enabled state from the disabled state at a fourth time point
which is between the first time point and the third time point, and the reset unit switches the reset signal to the disabled
state from the enabled state at the third time point to inactivate the reset operation.

US Pat. No. 9,385,927

METHOD FOR MANAGING TRANSMISSION ORDER IN NETWORK

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A method for managing a transmission order in a network comprising an upstream host and a plurality of downstream hosts,
the method comprising:
managing, by the upstream host, an execution order of a plurality of data transmission events between the upstream host and
the plurality of the downstream hosts;

performing, by the upstream host, a first data transmission event in the execution order to receive first data from a first
downstream host;

monitoring, by the upstream host, whether the upstream host receives any priority instructions from any other downstream hosts;
and

if a first priority instruction is received from a second downstream host during the first data transmission event, stopping
the first data transmission event and performing a second data transmission event by the upstream host to receive second data
from the second downstream host;

wherein each of the upstream host and the plurality of downstream hosts comprises a talk controller, and the upstream host
further comprises a network switch;

wherein the talk controller of the upstream host stops the first data transmission event by transmitting a stop-talk command
via the network switch to the talk controller of the first downstream host, and starts the second data transmission event
by transmitting a start-talk command via the network switch to the talk controller of the second downstream host.

US Pat. No. 9,291,661

MONITORING CIRCUIT AND SYSTEM FOR ESD PROTECTION DEVICE

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A monitoring circuit, configured to be electrically connected to an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection device and
a ground line, the ESD protection device being configured to be in contact with a users body, the ground line is configured
to be connected to the ground, the monitoring circuit comprising:
an oscillating unit comprising a first monitoring end and a second monitoring end, wherein the first monitoring end is configured
to be electrically connected to the ESD protection device and the second monitoring end is configured to be electrically connected
to the ground line, wherein the oscillating unit is configured to output an oscillating signal in a case that the first monitoring
end is not electrically connected to the ESD protection device, or the ESD protection device is not contacted to the user's
body, or the second monitoring end is not electrically connected to the ground line, or the ground line is not connected to
the ground, and wherein the oscillating unit is configured to output a DC voltage signal in a case that the first monitoring
end is electrically connected to the ESD protection device, and the ESD protection device is contacted to the user's body,
and the second monitoring end is electrically connected to the ground line, and the ground line is connected to the ground;

a signal processing unit electrically connected to the oscillating unit, configured to receive the oscillating signal and
to output a first voltage according to the oscillating signal if the signal outputted by the oscillating unit is the oscillating
signal wherein the signal processing unit comprises a dividing subunit configure to divide a supply voltage according to the
oscillating signal, so as to output the first voltage;

a dividing unit electrically connected to the second monitoring end, configured to provide an electrostatic ground voltage
to the second monitoring end and a reference voltage; and

a comparator electrically connected to the signal processing unit and the dividing unit, configured to co pare the first voltage
and the reference voltage and to correspondingly output an alarm signal when the first voltage becomes smaller than the reference
voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,165,729

KEYBOARD DEVICE

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A keyboard device located in an accommodating space of a housing, wherein the housing has a plurality of first openings
and a second opening, and the first and second openings are communicated with the accommodating space, and the keyboard device
comprises:
a flexible body located in the accommodating space and comprising:
a main body;
a plurality of first pressing portions protruding from the main body and respectively located in the first openings;
a plurality of patterns located on a surface of the main body or surfaces of the first pressing portions, wherein the patterns
are respectively exposed through the first openings; and

a second pressing portion protruding from the main body and located in the second opening, wherein the main body, and the
first and second pressing portions have an enclosure space therein, such that the main body, and the first and second pressing
portions are communicated with each other; the area and the height of the second pressing portion are respectively greater
than the area and the height of each of the first pressing portions; and

a transparent liquid located in the enclosure space, wherein when the second pressing portion is pressed, the first pressing
portions expand to protrude from the first openings due to the transparent liquid flowing into the first pressing portions,
such that the patterns are enlarged; the viscosity of the transparent liquid is in a range from 1500 to 50000 CPS, such that
when the second pressing portion is released, the patterns remain enlarged for a period of time.

US Pat. No. 9,092,588

CROSSTALK ANALYSIS METHOD

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A crosstalk analysis method comprising:
using a computer to perform the following:
executing a layout program;
executing a crosstalk analysis program;
acquiring, by the crosstalk analysis program, a plurality of parameters from a layout result generated by the layout program;
estimating a crosstalk value according to the parameters;
determining whether the crosstalk value is larger than a predetermined value;
generating a layout suggestion when the crosstalk value is larger than the predetermined value;
fabricating an integrated circuit using the layout result and the layout suggestion; and
creating a database for storing the parameters by units of project, wherein the crosstalk value corresponds to a line segment
of the layout result, and the layout suggestion comprises an angle of the line segments and a minimum distance between the
line segment and an interference source.

US Pat. No. 9,360,303

HEIGHT MEASURING APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A method for measuring height applicable for an environment with a first reflecting surface, the method comprises:
emitting a first laser beam along a first light path from a baseboard;
determining whether a first reflecting light resulting from the first laser beam reflected by the first reflecting surface
is received, wherein the first reflecting light is reflected only once by the first reflecting surface;

calculating a first length according to a first piece of data corresponding to the first reflecting light when the first reflecting
light is received;

emitting a second laser beam along a second light path from the baseboard;
determining whether a second reflecting light resulting from the second laser beam reflected by both of the first reflecting
surface and an object under test is received, the object under test is carried on a top surface of the baseboard;

calculating a second length according to a second piece of data corresponding to the second reflecting light when the second
reflecting light is received; and

calculating a height of the object under test at least according to the first length and the second length;
wherein the object under test is disposed between the first reflecting surface and the top surface of the baseboard.

US Pat. No. 9,223,730

VIRTUAL SYSTEM MANAGEMENT MODE DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A virtual system management mode device, for processing a system management interrupt (SMI) signal generated by a special
process, the virtual system management mode device comprising:
a transformation unit for transforming the system management interrupt signal into a virtual system management interrupt signal;
a control unit memory for storing a plurality of system management interrupt processes;
a control unit for executing one of the system management interrupt processes according to the virtual system management interrupt
signal; and

a central processing unit, wherein when the executed system management interrupt process has to obtain a selected value of
a selected unit, the control unit further determines whether the executed system management interrupt process is able to access
the selected value of the selected unit, wherein when the executed system management interrupt process is not able to access
the selected value of the selected unit, the control unit transmits a request signal to the transformation unit according
to the executed system management interrupt process, and wherein the transformation unit transmits a CPU request signal to
the central processing unit according to the request signal.

US Pat. No. 9,215,818

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND HINGE STRUCTURE THEREOF

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A hinge structure, comprising:
a fixing base;
a pivot unit, comprising a shaft, wherein the shaft passes through the fixing base, and the shaft is moved in a predetermined
direction between a first shaft position and a second shaft position relative to the fixing base, and the predetermined direction
is perpendicular to an extending direction of the shaft; and

a supporting element, comprising a first connection portion and a second connection portion, wherein the first connection
portion and the second connection portion are respectively located at two ends of the supporting element, and the second connection
portion is connected to the shaft,

wherein the fixing base comprises at least one slot member, and the pivot unit comprises at least one slider block, and the
slider block is disposed on the shaft, the slot member is fixed to the fixing base, the shaft passes through the slot member,
the slot member has a member inclined surface, the slider block has a block inclined surface, and the block inclined surface
contacts the member inclined surface to be moved thereon, wherein neither the member inclined surface nor the block inclined
surface is parallel to the shaft.

US Pat. No. 9,104,380

RATCHET MODULE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A ratchet module, comprising:
a first member comprising a first ratchet extending on an axial direction along a rotation center;
a second member comprising a second ratchet extending on the axial direction and facing the first ratchet, the second ratchet
meshing with the first ratchet such that the second member is one-way rotatable around the rotation center with respect to
the first member;

a resilient restoring member connected between the first member and the second member and keeping an engaged status between
the first member and the second member such that the first ratchet and the second ratchet securely mesh with each other, the
resilient restoring member providing a rotation restoring force for the second member when the second member is one-way rotated
with respect to the first member; and

a release member for being exerted to push to disengage the second member from the first member such that the second ratchet
disengages from the first ratchet.

US Pat. No. 10,076,047

ELECTRONIC DEVICE CHASSIS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An electronic device chassis, configured to detachably dispose two electronic assemblies, the electronic device chassis comprising:a casing, comprising two accommodating zones arranged along an axis, the two electronic assemblies are configured to be detachably disposed at the two accommodating zones along the axis; and
two limitation mechanisms, rotatably disposed at the casing, wherein one of the limitation mechanisms is located near a side of each of the accommodating zones, the other one of the limitation mechanisms is located near another side opposite to the side of each of the accommodating zones, each of the limitation mechanisms comprises a first engaging portion and a linkage structure, in each of the limitation mechanisms, the first engaging portion is located near one of the accommodating zones and the linkage structure is located near the other one of the accommodating zones, so that when the limitation mechanism is rotated, the first engaging portion and the linkage structure enter or leave the two accommodating zones, respectively,
wherein the two electronic assemblies comprises two second engaging portions corresponding to the two first engaging portions, when the two electronic assemblies are disposed in the two accommodating zones, the two second engaging portions are located in rotating paths of the two first engaging portions, and a portion of each of the limitation mechanisms is located in a moving path of the corresponding electronic assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,235,242

HEAT DISSIPATING MODULE HAVING ENHANCED HEAT DISSIPATING EFFICIENCY

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

3. A heat dissipating module comprising:
a heat dissipating member installed on a first electronic component for dissipating heat generated by the first electronic
component, the heat dissipating member having a first side, a second side and a bottom side, the first side being opposite
to the second side, the bottom side connecting the first side and the second side, wherein an air flow passes through the
heat dissipating member along a flow direction from the first side to the second side;

a base installed on the second side of the heat dissipating member; an air guiding member connected to the base, the air guiding
member and the base cooperatively guiding an air flow passing through the heat dissipating member to a second electronic component
located near the second side and below the bottom side of the heat dissipating member, wherein a height of the first electronic
component is greater than a height of the second electronic component, the base comprises an air adjustment member connected
to the air guiding member for adjusting a flow rate of the air flow guided to the second electronic component, and the air
adjustment member comprises:

a main body connected to the base and the air guiding member for stopping a part of the air flow passing through the heat
dissipating member, such that the part of the air flow passing through the heat dissipating member is guided along the air
guiding member to the second electronic component; and

an aperture portion formed on the main body for allowing another part of the air flow passing through the heat dissipating
member to flow through; and

a covering member for covering at least one part of the aperture portion, so as to adjust the flow rate of the air flow guided
to the second electronic component, the covering member comprising:

a covering body disposed on the main body in a slidable manner for covering the at least one part of the aperture portion;
and

a hole portion formed on the covering body for allowing the other part of the air flow flowing through the aperture portion.

US Pat. No. 9,256,259

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a touch-control socket device, comprising:
a socket having a seat, a frame extended from the seat, and a connecting module disposed in the seat, the seat having a first
insertable opening and a second insertable opening facing two different directions; and

a touch-control glass fixed on the frame and electrically connected to the connecting module, and the touch-control glass
has a first surface and an opposite second surface; and

a display device defining a viewable portion, the display device having an electrical connector selectively inserted through
the first insertable opening or the second insertable opening and into the connecting module;

wherein when the electrical connector is inserted into the connecting module through the first insertable opening, the display
device is configured in parallel with and overlaps the touch-control glass, the second surface of the touch-control glass
substantially superimposes the viewable portion of the display device such that the first surface of the touch-control glass
is served as a touch-control interface, and wherein when the electrical connector is inserted into the connecting module through
the second insertable opening, the display device and the touch-control glass are configured with a specific angle therebetween
such that the first surface of the touch-control glass is disposed on a working surface and the second surface of the touch-control
glass is served as a touch-control interface.

US Pat. No. 9,280,178

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND EXPANDING PLATFORM THEREOF

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. An expanding platform combined with a main device, the expanding platform comprising:
a base;
a moving element movably combined with the base to move between an initial position and an unlocking position along a first
axial direction with respect to the base, the moving element comprising a blocking portion;

an elastic element comprising two ends connected with the base and the moving element respectively; and
a magnetic element movably combined with the base to move with respect to the base between a first position and a second position
along a second axial direction substantially perpendicular to the first axial direction;

wherein the moving element at the initial position limits the magnetic element to the first position by the blocking portion;
when the moving element moves to the unlocking position, the magnetic element disengages from the blocking portion and is
attracted to move to the second position by a corresponding magnetic element of the main device combined with the base, so
that the moving element is fixed at the unlocking position by the magnetic element blocking the blocking portion; after the
magnetic element returns to the first position, the moving element returns to the initial position by an elastic force of
the elastic element.

US Pat. No. 9,246,346

POWER-SAVING DEVICE

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A power saving device, comprising:
a first switch, coupled between an input node and an output node, wherein the input node is coupled to a power source and
the output node is coupled to an electronic device;

a detection unit, detecting the magnitude of a current which is supplied from the power source and flows between the input
node and the output node;

a charge unit, coupled to the output node, wherein the charge unit correspondingly generates a detection signal according
to magnitude of the current detected by the detection unit;

a battery pack, coupled to a charge output terminal of the charge unit;
a second switch, disposed between the output node and the battery pack; and
a controller, coupled to the charge unit and the battery pack for receiving the detection signal and detecting battery capacity
of the battery pack respectively;

when magnitude of the current in response to the detection signal is lower than a threshold current and battery capacity of
the battery pack is higher than a predetermined capacity, the controller outputs a set of control signals to respectively
turn off the first switch and turn on the second switch.

US Pat. No. 9,395,808

IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM, PHYSICAL APPARATUS, IDENTIFICATION APPARATUS, AND IDENTIFICATION METHOD OF PHYSICAL APPARATUS

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An identification system, comprising:
a physical apparatus, having a path circuit coupled to an identification detecting pin; and
an identification apparatus, transmitting a probe signal to the identification detecting pin and receiving a reflected signal
through the identification detecting pin, wherein the reflected signal is generated by the probe signal which responds to
an impedance characteristic of the path circuit, and the identification apparatus obtains identification information of the
physical apparatus according to the impedance characteristic of the path circuit which is responded by the reflected signal,

wherein the path circuit comprises at least two trace loads with different impedance characteristics which are electrically
connected with each other.

US Pat. No. 9,383,824

GESTURE RECOGNITION METHOD AND WEARABLE APPARATUS

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A wearable apparatus, comprising:
a user interface;
a motion sensor, configured to, in an operation mode, sense a current HMT;
a microprocessor, configured to generate a plurality of measured velocity curves according to a predetermined hand movement
trajectory (HMT), to determine a first predetermined velocity and a second predetermined velocity according to the plurality
of measured velocity curves, to generate a plurality of velocity curves along a plurality of coordinate axes according to
the current HMT, to sample the plurality of velocity curves according to the first predetermined velocity and the second predetermined
velocity to output a plurality of velocity sampling points, and to determine whether a matching number of between the plurality
of velocity sampling points matching with a plurality of velocity feature points is greater than a threshold, the current
HMT matching a predetermined HMT when the number is greater than the threshold, wherein the plurality of velocity sampling
points are intersection points of the velocity curves and the first predetermined velocity, and intersection points of the
velocity curves and the second predetermined velocity;

a storage device, configured to store a plurality of velocity feature points of the predetermined HMT, wherein the plurality
of velocity feature points are intersection points of the plurality of measured velocity curves and the first predetermined
velocity, and intersection points of the plurality of measured velocity curves and the second predetermined velocity; and

a central processing unit (CPU), configured to perform a system operation corresponding to the predetermined HMT when the
current HMT matches the predetermined HMT;

wherein the predetermined HMT represents that a user interface changes from having a back side facing a user to having a front
side facing the user.

US Pat. No. 9,270,928

VIDEO-PREVIEWING METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROVIDING PREVIEW OF A VIDEO AND MACHINE-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUMS THEREOF

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A video-previewing method for providing preview of a video to be played for an electronic device with a touch-sensitive
display unit, the method comprising:
detecting a resolution of the touch-sensitive display unit of the electronic device; and
generating a preview screen corresponding to the video on the touch-sensitive display unit according to the resolution of
the touch-sensitive display unit, wherein the preview screen includes M level frame bars and each of the M level frame bars
displays N video frames,

wherein a frame number N is a value representing a number of video frames for each of the M level frame bars determined based
on the resolution of the touch-sensitive display unit and a level number M is a value representing a number of levels determined
according to a video length of the video, where M>1 and N?1, wherein the video length is a total time length of the video
to be played,

wherein the method further comprises:
providing first, second and third parameters;
determining a maximum value of the N according to the resolution of the touch-sensitive display unit and the first parameter;
and

determining the value of the level number M according to the video length of the video, the second parameter and the third
parameter,

wherein the first parameter represents an expected resolution, the second parameter represents a minimum expected gap between
each two of the N video frames and the third parameter represents a maximum expected gap between each two of the N video frames;

wherein the step of determining the value of the level number M according to the video length of the video, the second parameter
and the third parameters further comprises:

obtaining a first count value according to the video length of the video and the second parameter and determining whether
the first count value has exceeded the maximum value of the frame number N;

when the first count value has exceeded the maximum value of the frame number N, obtaining a second count value according
to the video length of the video and the third parameter and determining whether the second count value has exceeded the maximum
value of the frame number N; and

when the second count value has exceeded the maximum value of the frame number N, determining the value of the level number
M is set to be at least 2 and setting the value of the frame number N for a first level frame bar among the M level frame
bars to the maximum value of the frame number N;

and wherein the method further comprises:
dividing the video into the N video frames based on the video length of the video; and
obtaining a third count value according to a frame length of each of the N frames and the second parameter and determining
whether the third count value has exceeded the maximum value of the frame number N;

when the third count value has not exceeded the maximum value of the frame number N, determining the value of the level number
M is set to be 2 and setting the value of the frame number N for a second level frame bar among the M level frame bars to
the third count value;

when the third count value has exceeded the maximum value of the frame number N, obtaining a fourth count value according
to the video length of the video and the third parameter and determining whether the fourth count value has exceeded the maximum
value of the frame number N; and

when the fourth count value has not exceeded the maximum value of the frame number N, determining the value of the level number
M is set to be 2 and setting the value of the frame number N for the second level frame bar among the M level frame bars N
to the fourth count value.

US Pat. No. 9,913,390

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ADJUSTABLE FRAME THEREOF

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An adjustable frame, comprising:
a first support comprising at least one first sliding member;
a second support disposed on the first support, the second support being slidable relative to the first support along a first
direction, the second support comprising at least one second sliding member, and the at least one first sliding member slidably
disposed on the at least one second sliding member;

two third supports disposed on the first support, at least one of the two third supports being directly slidably disposed
on the first support in order to be slide relative to the first support along a second direction perpendicular to the first
direction for adjusting a distance between the two third supports; and

two assembling members respectively disposed on the two third supports, and a distance between the two assembling members
being adjustable by movement of the at least one of the two third supports.

US Pat. No. 9,430,005

SERVER

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A server, comprising:
a casing having at least one assembly channel and at least one first fastening slot, the assembly channel being for providing
a motion path, and the first fastening slot being located at one side of the assembly channel;

a circuit board component disposed inside the casing and comprising a substrate and at least one first electrical connector,
the first electrical connector being fixed and electrically connected to the substrate, and located at the motion path;

an assembly component located out of the casing and detachably assembled with the casing, the assembly component having a
second fastening slot located within the motion path where the first fastening slot is located, a distance along the motion
path between the first electrical connector and the second fastening slot being greater than a distance along the motion path
between the first electrical connector and the first fastening slot; and

a power supply comprising a main body and at least one fastening unit connected to the main body, the main body comprising
a second electrical connector for being combined with the first electrical connector, the main body being for movably assembled
with the assembly channel of the casing, such that the fastening unit is selectively assembled with the first fastening slot
or the second fastening slot, when the fastening unit is fastened with the first fastening slot, the second electrical connector
is combined with the first electrical connector and maintained at a first position, and when the fastening unit is fastened
with the second fastening slot, the second electrical connector is separated from the first electrical connector and maintained
at a second position,

wherein a first axial direction and a second axial direction are defined to be orthogonal, the motion path is defined to be
along the first axial direction, and the assembly component is movably assembled with the casing along the second axial direction.

US Pat. No. 9,335,746

ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND PROTECTING METHOD THEREOF

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An electronic apparatus, comprising:
a first casing;
a protected device, spaced apart from the first casing by a first shortest distance;
a detector, configured to detect a first early sign before a first collision of the first casing and the protected device;
a first actuator; and
a controller, configured to actuate the first actuator after the detector detects the first early sign, causing an increase
of the first shortest distance, wherein the controller makes the first actuator deform the first casing after the detector
detects the first early sign.

US Pat. No. 9,285,427

TESTING APPARATUS AND TESTING METHOD OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A testing apparatus configured to test a bus between at least two electronic devices on a circuit board, the circuit board
comprising at least two sockets, the electronic devices being configured to electrically connect the corresponding sockets
on the circuit board, respectively, the testing apparatus comprising:
at least two device transfer plates electrically connected to the electronic devices corresponding to the device transfer
plates and electrically connected to the sockets corresponding to the electronic devices; and

a testing circuit electrically connected to the device transfer plates respectively through at least two sets of serial signal
wire pairs, wherein the testing circuit, according to types of the electronic devices, provides a serial signal to one of
the device transfer plates through the corresponding serial signal wire pair and receives a response from another one of the
device transfer plates through the corresponding serial signal wire pair, so as to test whether an open circuit is occurred
to the bus between the electronic devices respectively corresponding to the device transfer plates,

wherein the serial signal wire pairs and the device transfer plates are connected in one-to-one correspondence.

US Pat. No. 9,278,371

HOT MELT APPARATUS

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A hot melt apparatus comprising:
a main body having a hot melt surface, a first exhaust opening, and a second exhaust opening, the first exhaust opening being
located on the hot melt surface, the main body further comprising a channel and a chamber, the chamber having an abutting
surface, the channel being communicated with the first exhaust opening and the abutting surface, and the chamber being communicated
with the second exhaust opening;

an exhaust pin slidably disposed in the channel, the exhaust pin having a pinhead and a pintail, the pinhead protruding out
of the first exhaust opening, the pintail protruding into the chamber;

a stopping member accommodated in the chamber and connected to the pintail, wherein when the stopping member abuts against
the abutting surface, the pinhead opens the first exhaust opening, and when the pinhead closes the first exhaust opening,
the stopping member leaves the abutting surface; and

a resilient member accommodated in the chamber for pushing the stopping member toward the abutting surface.

US Pat. No. 9,071,929

PORTABLE DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED POSITION METHOD

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A positioning method, applied to a portable device signally connected to a tracking server, comprising steps of:
fetching a tracking parameter corresponding to the portable device when an activation condition is satisfied;
generating at least one set of positioning information through a positioning system;
storing the at least one set of positioning information to a positioning database; and
selectively uploading contents of the positioning database to the tracking server according to the tracking parameter.

US Pat. No. 9,280,186

MODULARIZED SERVER

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

8. A modularized server, comprising:
a main housing having a first inserting groove, a second inserting groove, and a partition plate disposed therein to form
the first inserting groove and the second inserting groove;

a block element formed as a single piece passing through the partition plate, wherein the block elements comprises a first
block unit at one end thereof, and a second block unit at another end thereof, arranged such that the first block unit is
disposed in the first inserting groove, the second block unit is disposed in the second inserting groove, such that the first
block unit and the second block unit are directly disposed on two opposite sides the partition plate;

a first removable module comprising a first housing having a first guide channel extending along a sliding direction; and
a second removable module comprising a second housing having a second guide channel extending along the sliding direction,
wherein the first housing and the second housing have the same structure;

arranged such that when the first removable module is disposed in the first inserting groove along the sliding direction and
the second removable module is disposed in the second inserting groove along the sliding direction, the first block unit is
located in the first guide channel and moved in relation to the first guide channel, and the second block unit is located
in the second guide channel and moved in relation to the second guide channel,

wherein the second block unit blocks the first removable module from being inserted into the second inserting groove, and
the first block unit blocks the second removable module from being inserted into the first inserting groove, and

arranged such that when the first housing is located in the first inserting groove and the second housing is located in the
second inserting groove, the first block unit, the second block unit and the first and the second guide channels are located
in a plane, and the first housing and the first guide channel extends along the plane.

US Pat. No. 9,274,563

FOOTPAD AND CARRYING APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A footpad fixedly installed on a carrying member, comprising:
a hollow elastomer, having a carrying end and a supporting end opposite to the carrying end, wherein the carrying end has
a contacting surrounding surface for defining a reference plane, an inner surface provided on the supporting end; and

a spiral structure, having an inner spiral portion and an outer spiral portion wherein the inner spiral portion and the outer
spiral portion are directly formed on the inner surface of the hollow elastomer, and the outer spiral portion surrounding
the inner spiral portion,

wherein the spiral structure and the hollow elastomer are formed as one single structure, the distance between the inner spiral
portion and the reference plane is greater than the distance between the outer spiral portion and the reference plane; wherein
the spiral structure deforms under a compression so that the inner spiral portion abuts upward against a lower surface of
the carrying member.

US Pat. No. 9,273,822

SUPPORT APPARATUS

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A support apparatus, comprising:
a frame unit having adjoining first and second lateral surfaces, wherein a plurality of mortises are vertically incrementally
arranged with substantially equal separation at the adjoining edge of the first and the second lateral surfaces between a
top frame surface and a bottom frame surface,

wherein each mortise constitutes a first side opening accessible from the first lateral surface and a second side opening
accessible from the second lateral surface, the first side openings define a comb-like structure on the first lateral surface,
wherein the first side opening of the mortise is tapered with a first end thereof proximate the second lateral surface being
narrower than a second end thereof opposite to the first end; and

a first plank unit having a first support portion and a first tenon extending from the first support portion, the first tenon
being configured to be insertable into one of the plurality of mortises through the first side opening, the first support
portion being configured to protrude from the second side opening;

wherein the thickness of the first support portion is greater than the width of the second side opening;
wherein upon insertion into a first mortise of the plurality of mortises, an upper support surface of the first support portion
is substantially flush with an upper boundary of the first mortise, while a bottom support surface of the first support portion
is substantially flush with an upper boundary of a second mortise immediately below the first mortise.

US Pat. No. 10,064,307

SERVER AND CASE THEREOF

WISTRON CORP, New Taipei...

1. A server, comprising:a circuit board;
a case, comprising:
a frame having an internal space and an opening, and the opening corresponding to the internal space; and
a first upright partition and a second upright partition located in the internal space, the first upright partition and the second upright partition jointly defining a first accommodating portion, a second accommodating portion and a third accommodating portion in the internal space, the first accommodating portion, the second accommodating portion and the third accommodating portion corresponding to the opening, the second accommodating portion located between the first accommodating portion and the third accommodating portion, wherein each of a width of the first accommodating portion and a width of the third accommodating portion is substantially twice as great as a width of the second accommodating portion; and
a plurality of function modules respectively detachably connected to the circuit board in the first accommodating portion, the second accommodating portion and the third accommodating portion, wherein each of the plurality of function modules is a first function module, a second function module or a third function module, a width of the first function module is substantially half of the width of the second accommodating portion, and the width of the first function module, a width of the second function module and a width of the third function module have a ratio of substantially 1:2:4.

US Pat. No. 9,274,627

TOUCH PANEL AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
a first plate, defining a touch input area and a peripheral area, wherein the peripheral area is aside to the touch input
area;

an antenna component, located in the peripheral area;
a decoration layer, located in the peripheral area, and hiding the antenna component from view; and
an antenna signal wire, located in the peripheral area, hidden by the decoration layer, and directly connected with the antenna
component.

US Pat. No. 9,154,762

STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE SYSTEM UTILIZING PIXEL SHIFTING AND INTERPOLATION

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A stereoscopic image system, comprising
a memory for storing a program; and
a processor configured to execute the program to perform the steps of:
receiving a two-dimensional image and a corresponding depth image, wherein the corresponding depth image is a gray-level image;
generating a depth level map with a predetermined number of depth levels according to the gray-level image, wherein a depth
range of each depth level of the depth level map does not overlap with each other;

generating a stereoscopic image pair corresponding to the two-dimensional image according to the two-dimensional image and
the depth level map;

generating a depth level range map by retrieving a portion of the depth levels within a predetermined depth range from the
depth level map; and

performing a pixel shifting process and an interpolation process to objects that are in the depth levels within the predetermined
depth range of the depth level range map in the stereoscopic image pair to generate an output stereoscopic image pair,

wherein the processor further calculates a center line of each object in the stereoscopic image pair according to the depth
level range map, and performs the pixel shifting process to the stereoscopic image pair to generate the output stereoscopic
image according to the center line,

wherein the stereoscopic image pair comprises a left eye image and a right eye image and for each object in a set of objects
that has a depth that falls within the depth level range map, each respective object undergoes the pixel shifting process
such that a right shifting process is performed only to a portion of the object located at a distance of a quarter width from
the center line of the object to the left and right in the left eye image, and a left shifting process is performed only to
the portion of the object located at the distance of the quarter width from the center line of the object to the left and
right in the right eye image.

US Pat. No. 9,258,343

STREAMING DATA DOWNLOADING METHOD AND COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM THEREOF

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A streaming data downloading method, adapted for a video player to download a video file from a video server via the Internet,
comprising:
sending a request to the video server for downloading the video file, so as to download buffering data from beginning of a
buffering section of the video file;

calculating a downloading time for completely downloading the buffering data;
dividing the downloading time into multiple time sections for downloading the buffering data corresponding to the multiple
sections from the video server separately, wherein the multiple time sections are calculated based on an exponential function
such that the time lengths of the multiple time sections are exponentially increasing;

selecting at least one of the multiple time sections as a downloading section, and requesting to the video server for downloading
data of the downloading section, in order to establish multiple downloading channels corresponding to a channel quantity;
and

downloading the data of multiple downloading sections simultaneously according to the multiple downloading channels.

US Pat. No. 9,253,915

LATCH MECHANISM

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A latch mechanism, comprising:
a rack, having a restricting structure; and
a linkage assembly, connected to an electronic device in the rack, wherein the linkage assembly includes:
a fixed frame, connected to the electronic device;
a sliding frame, movable along a first direction relative to the fixed frame;
a handle, connected to the sliding frame;
a trigger, movably disposed between the handle and the sliding frame; and
a latch member, connected to the fixed frame and the restricting structure to restrict the electronic device in the rack;
wherein when an external force is exerted on the trigger and the handle to move the sliding frame along the first direction
relative the fixed frame, the trigger pushes the latch member to separate from the restricting structure along a second direction
perpendicular to the first direction, such that the electronic device can be drawn out of the rack.

US Pat. No. 10,257,968

ASSEMBLING COMPONENT AND ASSEMBLING METHOD THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An assembling component, comprising:a frame, having an opening, a first plane, and a first assembling structure, wherein the first plane surrounds and is adjacent to the opening, an area of the opening is larger than an area of the first plane, the first assembling structure is formed on the first plane; and
a cover, covering the opening and the first plane and having a second assembling structure, wherein a side of the cover has a second plane parallel to the first plane, the second assembling structure is formed on the second plane, an end of the second assembling structure extends toward another side of the cover from the second plane along a direction that is away from the cover,
wherein the second assembling structure is assembled with the first assembling structure to stop the cover from moving relative to the frame, and the second assembling structure is assembled with the first assembling structure by horizontal movement of the cover.

US Pat. No. 9,229,817

CONTROL METHOD OF DATA STORAGE SYSTEM FOR RESTARTING EXPANDER

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A control method for a data storage system, the data storage system having a plurality of storage devices, a temporary
memory device and an expander, the control method comprising:
detecting whether a flag is in a first status by the expander after the expander is restarted, wherein the flag is stored
in the temporary memory device;

when the flag is in the first status, simultaneously sending a first command to all the data storage devices by the expander;
and

when the flag is not in the first status, performing the steps of:
sending the first command to each of the data storage devices in sequence by the expander, wherein the expander waits until
each data storage device becomes ready before proceeding to a next data storage device in the sequence;

setting the flag to the first status in response to all the data storage devices being ready; and
storing the flag into the temporary memory device.

US Pat. No. 9,270,050

PROTECTIVE COVER MECHANISM FOR PROTECTING A SOCKET OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A protective cover mechanism, comprising:
a base disposed on a socket for covering the socket; and
a fluid restrictor installed on and pivoted to the base for blocking airflow on a side of the socket, so as to guide the airflow
to a neighboring electronic component, and the fluid restrictor not blocking the airflow on the side of the socket as the
fluid restrictor pivots to a position where the fluid restrictor is substantially parallel to the base.

US Pat. No. 9,268,362

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING CURSOR

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A method for controlling a cursor, applied to a portable electronic device which comprises a display screen and a motion
sensor, the display screen having a short side and a long side and displaying the cursor, wherein the portable electronic
device is defined as having a first axis and a second axis, the first axis being parallel to the short side of the display
screen, the second axis being parallel to the long side of the display screen, and the first axis and the second axis perpendicularly
intersecting at a center point of the display screen, the method comprising:
setting a maximum first-axis rotation angle of the portable electronic device around the first axis and a maximum second-axis
rotation angle of the portable electronic device around the second axis;

detecting a first-axis rotation angle of the portable electronic device around the first axis and a second-axis rotation angle
of the portable electronic device around the second axis by the motion sensor;

determining a second-axis coordinate of the cursor according to a first proportion of the first-axis rotation angle to the
maximum first-axis rotation angle and a relationship between the first proportion and a length of the long side;

determining a first-axis coordinate of the cursor according to a second proportion of the second-axis rotation angle to the
maximum second-axis rotation angle and a relationship between the second proportion and a length of the short side; and

moving the cursor on the displaying screen according to the first-axis coordinate and the second-axis coordinate of the cursor,
wherein the short side and the long side are located at an upper side and a left side of the display screen in a portrait
mode, respectively, the length of the short side is W, the length of the long side is L, and a first-axis coordinate and a
second-axis coordinate of an intersection point of the short side and the long side are 0, a first-axis coordinate and a second-axis
coordinate of the center point are

respectively, the method further comprising:
determining the first-axis coordinate X? of the cursor according to
and
determining the second-axis coordinate X? of the cursor according to

wherein ?SX is the first-axis rotation angle, ?SY is the second-axis rotation angle, XM is the maximum first-axis rotation angle, YM is the maximum second-axis rotation angle, X and Y are a previous first-axis coordinate and a previous second-axis coordinate
of the cursor before rotation, respectively, and a clockwise rotation angle and a counterclockwise rotation angle are positive
and negative, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,066,434

CIRCUIT BOARD CAPABLE OF PREVENTING CONTACT OF A GOLD FINGER AND SOLDER

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A circuit board, comprising:
a substrate whereon a sunken portion is formed;
a gold finger structure disposed inside the sunken portion on the substrate, and a height difference being formed between
a top surface of the gold finger structure and a surface of the substrate substantially, wherein the height difference between
the top surface of the gold finger structure and the surface of the substrate is substantially greater than a particle size
of solder paste; and

a peelable mask film peelably adhered to the top surface of the gold finger structure.

US Pat. No. 9,098,173

METHOD FOR SHARING NOTES OF AN ELECTRONIC BOOK AND ELECTRONIC READER THEREOF, COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A method for sharing notes of an electronic book, comprising:
comparing an identification information of a note file so as to determine whether the note file corresponds to the electronic
book according to a book information of the electronic book;

receiving the note file and transferring the note file to an electronic reader displaying the electronic book when the note
file corresponds to the electronic book; and

stacking at least one note layer included in the note file above an electronic page of the electronic book which is displayed
on a user interface of the electronic reader, and displaying the stacked note layer on the user interface,

wherein the note layer includes at least one auxiliary annotation associated with content of the electronic page and the note
layer is independent of the electronic page;

wherein the step of stacking at least one note layer included in the note file and displaying the note layer above the electronic
page of the electronic book comprises:

stacking a plurality of not layers above the electronic page sequentially when having the plurality of note layers displayed
on the electronic reader,

wherein each of the plurality of the note layers is independent of the electronic page and each of the plurality of the note
layers is independent of each other.

US Pat. No. 10,154,620

MANUFACTURING METHOD OF CASING

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A manufacturing method of a casing, comprising:providing a plate, a frame and a main shell, wherein the plate has an adhering region and at least one thermal fusion region, wherein the thermal fusion region is located at a periphery of the plate, the frame has a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other, the plate has a plurality of first openings, and the main shell has a plurality of second openings passing through the main shell;
stacking the plate on the first surface of the frame, wherein the thermal fusion region is overlapped with the frame, and the adhering region is not overlapped with the frame;
adhering the main shell to the adhering region of the plate and the second surface of the frame, wherein the step of adhering the main shell to the plate comprises aligning each of the second openings respectively with the corresponding first opening; and
fixing the thermal fusion region to the frame by thermal fusion.

US Pat. No. 10,111,323

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND PRESSURE SENSING MODULE THEREOF

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A pressure sensing module, applied to an electronic device, wherein the electronic device comprises a first case, a second case, a circuit board, and a processor, the circuit board is connected to the second base, the processor is connected to the circuit board, the pressure sensing module sensing a pressure applied by the first case comprising:a conductive pad, connected to the circuit board and electrically connected to the processor;
an elastic cover, connected to the circuit board and located above the conductive pad, wherein the elastic cover comprises a top end;
a pushing part, connected to the top end; and
a conductive unit, located above the conductive pad;
wherein, when the first case does not cover the second case, the pushing part is not under pressure, and the conductive unit does not move to touch the conductive pad;
wherein, when the first case covers the second case and the first case applies pressure to the pushing part, the pushing part is under pressure and moves toward the conductive pad, and the pushing part causes the conductive unit to move toward the conductive pad such that the conductive unit touches the conductive pad; and
wherein, when the conductive unit touches the conductive pad, the conductive pad sends a conductive information to the processor.
US Pat. No. 9,388,318

THERMOSETTING COMPOSITION

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An electrically conductive single liquid oil, comprising 60-80 parts by weight of an waterborne resin; 3-10 parts by weight
of a metal pigment; 0.5-3 parts by weight of an auxiliary agent; 5-12 parts by weight of an organic solvent, wherein the organic
solvent has a boiling point of 210° C.-250° C.; and 15-25 parts by weight of water, wherein said oil is electrically conductive
and capable of forming a film having a conductivity of less than 200 mV.

US Pat. No. 9,297,894

ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR PREVENTING AN ACCIDENTAL TOUCH AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An electronic device for preventing an accidental touch, the electronic device comprising:
a first input device;
a second input device;
a synthetic aperture radar, configured to sense whether a charged body is positioned near the second input device, such that
when the charged body is positioned near the second input device, the voltage state of the synthetic aperture radar is pulled
to a first logic level; and

a main system, configured to disable the first input device when the voltage state of the synthetic aperture radar is the
first logic level.

US Pat. No. 9,426,880

NOISE SUPPRESSION ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. An electronic device for transmitting and receiving a signal with a wavelength of a Wi-Fi wireless device, comprising:
a circuit board comprising a substrate having a surface layer;
a connector disposed on the circuit board and having at least one electrical pin; and
a noise suppression assembly comprising:
a wiring area located on the surface layer and adjacent to the connector, comprising at least one electrical contact, a transmission
circuit and at least one ground contact, wherein the at least one electrical contact is configured to be in electrical contact
with the at least one electrical pin of the connector, the transmission circuit is electrically connected to the at least
one electrical contact, and the at least one ground contact is configured to surround the wiring area;

a conductive cover member having a cover plate and at least one lateral plate connected to the cover plate to form a shielded
space, wherein the at least one lateral plate is electrically connected to and in contact with the at least one ground contact,
so that both the at least one electrical contact inside the wiring area and the transmission circuit are covered and shielded
by the conductive cover member in the shield space; and

a plurality of conductive holding members fixed to and in electrical contact with the ground contact, wherein the at least
one lateral plate is clamped by the conductive holding members in a detachable manner;

wherein, the distance between the conductive holding members adjacent to each other is not greater than one seventeenth of
the wavelength.

US Pat. No. 9,360,947

INPUT DEVICE WITH SWING OPERATION

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. An input device comprising:
a printed circuit board for outputting a signal;
a supporting base fixed on the printed circuit board;
a cap directly pivotally connected with the supporting base, a protrusion being formed on an end of the cap and located in
a position different from a pivot joint between the cap and the supporting base for contacting against the printed circuit
board when the cap is not pressed down, the protrusion being separate from the printed circuit board when the cap is pressed
down, and the cap pivoting relative to the supporting base when the cap is pressed down; and

a resilient conductive component disposed between the printed circuit board and the cap for being pressed by the cap to conduct
the printed circuit board when the cap is pressed down.

US Pat. No. 9,292,054

POWER SUPPLY MODULE AND SERVER HAVING THE SAME

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A power supply module, configured for a server, wherein the server comprises a base and a main board, the main board is
disposed on the base, the power supply module comprises:
a frame, disposed on the base and adjacent to an edge portion of the main board; and
a first power connector, slidably disposed on the frame, wherein when the first power connector slides to a first position,
the first power connector protrudes from the frame and the edge portion of the main board is located between the first power
connector and the base, and when the first power connector slides to a second position, the first power connector is located
in the frame.

US Pat. No. 9,281,856

SUPPORT BASE FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A support base for an electronic device, comprising:
a base comprising a limit rib;
a trigger mechanism comprising a trigger member and a swing member, wherein the trigger member is movably disposed on the
base and therefore has an untriggered position and a triggered position, and the swing member is pivoted on the trigger member
and therefore has a pressed position and a room-making position; and

an operating mechanism movably disposed on the base and therefore having a first operating position and a second operating
position, wherein the operating mechanism has an operating end and a moving end opposite to each other, the moving end corresponds
to the swing member and is configured for rotating relative to the operating end, when the operating mechanism is at the first
operating position, the moving end of the operating mechanism is hooked at the limit rib, and when the operating mechanism
is at the second operating position, the moving end of the operating mechanism releases from the limit rib;

wherein when the swing member is at the pressed position and the trigger member is moving from the untriggered position to
the triggered position, the trigger member drives the swing member to move towards the moving end of the operating mechanism,
and the swing member presses the moving end for making the moving end be separated from the limit rib, in order to trigger
the operating mechanism moving from the first operating position to the second operating position;

wherein when the trigger member is at the triggered position and the operating mechanism is moving from the second operating
position to the first operating position, the moving end of the operating mechanism pushes the swing member and therefore
drives the swing member to rotate relative to the trigger member for making the swing member rotate from the pressed position
to the room-making position, in order to make room for the moving end to hook at the limit rib, thereby making the operating
mechanism return to the first operating position.

US Pat. No. 9,412,318

DISPLAY DEVICE FOR ADJUSTING GRAY-LEVEL OF IMAGE FRAME DEPENDING ON ENVIRONMENT ILLUMINATION

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A display device for adjusting a gray-level of an image frame depending on environment illumination, comprising:
a display-panel, for displaying an image frame with a plurality of pixels;
a controller, for driving the display-panel to display the image frame;
an operation interface, for sending an image frame brightening command or an image frame dimming command to the controller;
and

an adjusting module, for adjusting gray-levels of at least partial pixels in the image frame;
wherein after receiving the image frame brightening command, the controller starts the adjusting module to reduce the gray-levels
of partial or all pixels in the image frame, so as to generate an adjusted image frame, and the controller drives the display-panel
according to the adjusted image frame to display the adjusted image frame; and

wherein after receiving the image frame dimming command, the controller starts the adjusting module to raise the gray-levels
of partial or all pixels in the image frame, so as to generate an adjusted image frame, and the controller drives the display-panel
using the adjusted image frame to display the adjusted image frame.

US Pat. No. 9,215,816

STAND ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

WISTRON CORP., New Taipe...

1. A stand assembly for an object, the stand assembly comprising:
a base fixed to the object;
a first stand unit comprising a first body and an extending portion, the first body having a first end, a second end, and
a first shaft, the extending portion being connected to the first body and extending away from the second end of the first
body, the extending portion having a first shaft hole having a first hole portion and a second hole portion communicated with
each other, and the first shaft being pivotally connected to the base; and

a second stand unit comprising a second body, the second body having a third end and a second shaft, the second shaft being
pivotally connected to the first hole portion or the second hole portion selectively, when the second shaft being pivotally
connected to the first hole portion, the third end abutting against the second end, when the second shaft being pivotally
connected to the second hole portion, the third end leaving the second end so that the second stand unit is capable of rotating
relative to the first stand unit,

wherein the base comprises:
a bottom plate fixed to the object;
a pivoting portion connected to the bottom plate, the pivoting portion second shaft hole having a third hole portion and a
fourth hole portion communicated with each other, the first shaft being pivotally connected to the third hole portion or the
fourth hole portion selectively; and

a stop portion connected to the bottom plate when the first shaft is pivotally connected to the third hole portion, the first
body abuts against the bottom plate and the first end abuts against the stop portion, when the first shaft is pivotally connected
to the fourth hole portion, the first end leaves the stop portion so that the first stand unit is capable of rotating relative
to the pivoting portion, and when the first shaft is pivotally connected to the fourth hole portion and the abuts against
the stop portion by rotating from the bottom plate, the first stand unit has been rotated a predetermined angle relative to
the pivoting portion.

US Pat. No. 10,123,448

SERVER UNIT AND SERVER

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A server unit, adapted to be disposed in a chassis, the chassis having two accommodating spaces, the server unit comprising:a main body, received in one of the accommodating spaces; and
a blocking board, pivoted to the main body and rotated pivotally between a closed state and an opened state, wherein when the blocking board is in the closed state, the blocking board is adjacent to an outer surface of the main body, when the blocking board is in the opened state, the blocking board is opened from the outer surface and blocks the other accommodating space.

US Pat. No. 9,116,170

AUTOMATIC ALIGNING APPARATUS

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An automatic aligning apparatus adapted to align a plurality of first aligning components of a first object with a plurality
of second aligning components of a second object, said automatic aligning apparatus comprising:
a first aligning mechanism having a rear surface that is formed with at least one guiding groove terminating at a cone-shaped
groove end, said first aligning mechanism being adapted for carrying the first object; and

a second aligning mechanism disposed behind said first aligning mechanism and including
a base,
a holding frame that is connected slidably to said base and that is slidable in a front-rear direction relative to said base,
a carrying component that has
a front carrying plate abutting movably against top of said holding frame, said front carrying plate being adapted for carrying
the second object and having a front face that confronts said first aligning mechanism and a rear face that is opposite to
said front face in the front-rear direction, and

at least one guiding stud projecting from said front face and having a cone-shaped distal portion,
a pair of rear holding plates that are mounted on said holding frame, that are spaced apart from each other in a left-right
direction transverse to the front-rear direction, and that are disposed behind and spaced apart from said rear face of said
front carrying plate, each of said rear holding plates being formed with at least one through hole that extends therethrough
in the front-rear direction, and

a pair of connecting components, each of which is connected to said rear face of said front carrying plate, and has a shaft
part that extends in the front-rear direction and first and second clamping parts that extend radially and outwardly from
an outer surface of said shaft part and that are spaced apart from each other in the front-rear direction, said first clamping
part and said second clamping part being disposed respectively at front and rear of a respective one of said rear holding
plates and cooperating with each other to clamp the respective one of said rear holding plates therebetween, said shaft part
extending through said through hole of the respective one of said rear holding plates and having a diameter smaller than said
through hole of the respective one of said rear holding plates so as to be movable in directions transverse to the front-rear
direction;

wherein said carrying component is movable together with said holding frame via said rear holding plates and said connecting
components in the front-rear direction between an initial position, where said at least one guiding stud of said carrying
component is separated from said at least one guiding groove of said first aligning mechanism, and an aligning position, where
said at least one guiding stud extends into said at least one guiding groove so that the first aligning components of the
first object are connected to the second aligning components of the second object, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,256,563

DUAL-OPERATING-SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE FOR SHARING USB DEVICES, AND METHOD THEREOF

Wistron Corp., New Taipe...

1. A dual-operating-system architecture for sharing USB apparatus, comprising:
a first operating system;
a second operating system, wherein the first and the second operating systems are integrated on a single electronic device;
a USB hub, connected to at least one USB apparatus;
a switch, for disconnecting the first operating system from the USB hub and connecting the second operating system to the
USB hub for gaining control over the at least one USB apparatus when the first operating system is switched to the second
operating system, and for disconnecting the second operating system from the USB hub and connecting the first operating system
to the USB hub for gaining control over the at least one USB apparatus when the second operating system is switched to the
first operating system; and

a controller, coupled between the first operating system, the second operating system and the switch, wherein the controller
is configured to control the switch and to set the first operating system to be in a client mode and the second operating
system to be in a host mode when the first operating system is switched to the second operating system, and to control the
switch and to set the first operating system to be in a host mode and the second operating system to be in a client mode when
the second operating system is switched to the first operating system.

US Pat. No. 9,367,091

ADJUSTABLE DOCKING DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. An adjustable docking device installed on a frame, comprising:
a hinge mechanism installed on the frame;
a holding base pivoted to the frame by the hinge mechanism, the holding base comprising a main casing, a first holding casing,
and a second holding casing, the first holding casing and the second holding casing respectively extending from two opposite
sides of the main casing toward a direction away from the hinge mechanism, so that the main casing, the first holding casing,
and the second holding casing cooperatively define a clamping slot with openings formed on two sides thereof for holding an
electronic device;

at least one guiding member disposed inside the clamping slot and for guiding the electronic device into the clamping slot;
and

at least one fixing mechanism disposed in the holding base and linked with the hinge mechanism, the at least one fixing mechanism
being capable of switching between a locking status and a releasing status, wherein the hinge mechanism drives the at least
one fixing mechanism to be in the releasing status when the holding base rotates to a detaching position; the hinge mechanism
drives the at least one fixing mechanism to be in the locking status when the holding base rotates to a usage position.

US Pat. No. 9,223,341

HINGE ASSEMBLY HAVING LINEAR MOVEMENT AND SLIDE TYPE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

11. A slide-type electronic device, comprising:
a first body, having a front surface and a back surface;
a second body, having a top surface; and
at least one hinge assembly for combining the first body with the second body, and the hinge assembly comprising:
a guiding rail, combined with the first body, and comprising a first side surface and a second side surface opposite to each
other; wherein the first side surface faces the first body and is spaced from the first body, and the guiding rail further
comprises a first edge and a second edge opposite to each other and in parallel to a longitudinal direction of the guiding
rail respectively;

at least one protruding block, disposed on the first side surface and near the second edge, wherein the width of the protruding
block is smaller than the width of the first side surface, such that a gap exists between the protruding block and the first
edge, and the at least one protruding block is used to be combined with the first body;

a slidable element, comprising a sliding surface and a guiding surface opposite to each other, wherein a chute having two
opening ends is formed on the sliding surface and the first edge of the guiding rail inserts into the chute to slide the slidable
element along the first edge;

a rotatable element combined with the second body and pivoted to the slidable element to rotate on the slidable element; and
at least two main rolling members, combined with the slidable element in a rotatable manner, and at least part of each main
rolling member protruding on the guiding surface or the sliding surface, wherein at least part of each main rolling member
contacts with the first edge of the guiding rail.

US Pat. No. 9,133,977

SUPPORTING MECHANISM FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND RELATED ROTARY ELECTRONIC SYSTEM

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

14. A rotary electronic system comprising:
a portable electronic device, the portable electronic device comprising a low casing for holding at least one electronic component;
and

a supporting mechanism disposed under the portable electronic device, the supporting mechanism comprising:
a base connected to the low casing of the portable electronic device, a piercing hole and an accommodating structure being
formed on a bottom of the base, and the accommodating structure comprising an opening;

a supporter movably disposed inside the accommodating structure, the supporter passing through the opening to protrude from
the accommodating structure, the supporter comprising:

a contacting pillar, the contacting pillar piercing through the piercing hole to stretch into the base;
a latch slidably disposed inside the base, the latch comprising:
a pushing portion for pressing the contacting pillar so as to move the supporter out of the accommodating structure; and
an actuating component pivotably disposed by a side of the base, the actuating component comprises:
a handle; and
an actuating portion connected to the handle, the actuating portion rotating toward an inner of the base for moving the latch
relative to the base when the handle rotates relative to the base outwardly.

US Pat. No. 9,425,514

WIDEBAND ANTENNA

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A wideband antenna comprising:
a radiation element symmetric to a reference direction, the radiation element having a top edge, a bottom edge, a first side
edge, and a second side edge, wherein a width of the radiation element increases along the reference direction;

a first extension element and a second extension element respectively extending toward the reference direction from two ends
of the top edge, the first extension element and the second extension element being mirror-symmetric to each other with respect
to the reference direction, wherein a first bevel edge and a second bevel edge of the first extension element intersect with
each other to form a first open end, a third bevel edge and a fourth bevel edge of the second extension element intersect
with each other to form a second open end, widths of the first extension element and the second extension element smoothly
and gradually decrease along the reference direction, and a length of the top edge is greater than a distance between the
first open end and the second open end;

a first reflection element and a second reflection element respectively opposite to the first side edge and the second side
edge, the first reflection element and the second reflection element being mirror-symmetric to each other with respect to
the reference direction, wherein the first reflection element and the second reflection element reflect electromagnetic energy
radiated by the radiation element; and

a feeding element connected to the bottom edge, the feeding element having a feeding point.

US Pat. No. 9,363,923

DEFLECTION DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A deflection device, located in an electronic device, for guiding an airflow generated by a fan device to at least one
electronic component of the electronic device, the deflection device comprising:
a first fixed part, for fixing the deflection device in a suitable position of the electronic device; and
a plurality of strip structures, wherein one end of each of the strip structure is connected to the first fixed part, at least
one part of any two adjacent strip structures is not connected to each other, allowing the strip structures to undergo compression
deformation independently such that the strip structures form a first shape when not compressed or a second shape when compressed;

when the deflection device is fixed in a suitable position of the electronic device and close to the electronic component,
the shape of the at least one strip structure is changed from the first shape to the second shape due to contacting the electronic
component for guiding the airflow to the electronic component wherein each of the plurality of strip structures comprises:

a first section, wherein one end of the first section is connected to the first fixed part;
a third section, wherein one end of the third section is connected to an end of the first section, for contacting the electronic
component, causing the strip structure to form the second shape; and

a second section, wherein one end a the second section is connected to an end of the third section.

US Pat. No. 9,188,395

HEAT PIPE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A HEAT PIPE

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A method of manufacturing a heat pipe, comprising the following steps:
(a) preparing a metal tube having a closed end and an open end, wherein an inner sidewall of the metal tube defines a clearance
area;

(b) fixing the metal tube;
(c) preparing a center bar, the center bar comprising a bar body and a slider, the bar body having a slot, the slider being
magnetic and being disposed in the slot in a movable way;

(d1) inserting the center bar into the metal tube through the open end, such that the slider is opposite to the clearance
area;

(d2) fixing the bar body, wherein an interval is formed between the center bar and the metal tube;
(d3) preparing a magnet;
(d4) attaching the magnet onto an outer side of the metal tube, such that the slider slides out the slot by magnetic attraction
to tightly contact the clearance area;

(e) filling the interval with powder for sintering;
(f) sintering the powder for sintering to form a sintered powder layer; and
(g) extracting the center bar.

US Pat. No. 9,099,824

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. An electrical connector adapted to be connected electrically and alternatively to first or second types of connector plugs,
the first type being an audio plug, said electrical connector comprising:
a hollow insulating main body having
a receiving space therein, and
an insertion opening for communicating said receiving space and an external environment, and that has a main insertion portion
corresponding in shape to a cross-section of the second type of connector plug, and an audio insertion portion corresponding
in shape to a cross-section of the first of type connector plug, said main insertion portion and said audio insertion portion
partially overlapping each other;

a main terminal module connected to said insulating main body and including a plurality of main terminals, each of said main
terminals having an exposed part that is exposed in said receiving space; and

an audio terminal module connected to said insulating main body and including a plurality of audio terminals, each of said
audio terminals having an exposed part that is exposed in said receiving space;

wherein, the second type of connector plug is permitted to be inserted into said insulation main body through said main insertion
portion of said insertion opening and be fixed in said receiving space, such that contacts of the second type of connector
plug are connected electrically to said exposed parts of said main terminals; and

wherein, the first type of connector plug is permitted to be inserted into said insulation main body through said audio insertion
portion of said insertion opening and be fixed in said receiving space, such that contacts of the first type of connector
plug are connected electrically to said exposed parts of said audio terminals.

US Pat. No. 9,497,878

RETAINING MECHANISM AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE RETAINING MECHANISM

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A retaining mechanism for holding a circuit board, the retaining mechanism comprising:
a supporter, the supporter having a base, a first supporting wall and a second supporting wall, the first supporting wall
and the second supporting wall being respectively disposed on opposite sides of the base;

a first fixing component disposed on a surface of the first supporting wall facing the base, the first fixing component being
adapted to clamp opposite surfaces of a first edge of the circuit board to constrain a reciprocate movement of the circuit
board in a first direction;

a second fixing component, an end of the second fixing component being resiliently connected to a surface of the second supporting
wall facing the first supporting wall, and the other end of the second fixing component contacting against a second edge of
the circuit board opposite to the first edge to push the circuit board toward the first fixing component in a second direction
different from the first direction so as to constrain a reciprocate movement of the circuit board from being separated from
the first fixing component in the second direction; and

a third fixing component disposed on the base and located between the first supporting wall and the second supporting wall,
the third fixing component comprising a holding portion adapted to hold a bottom of the circuit board and a hooking unit disposed
adjacent by the holding portion, the hooking unit being buckled with an opening formed on the circuit board to constrain a
relative movement of the circuit board and the holding portion, wherein the hooking unit comprises a protruding portion and
a contacting portion, the contacting portion is connected to the holding portion, and the protruding portion is disposed on
a lateral surface of the contacting portion and points toward the second fixing component.

US Pat. No. 9,131,137

LENS MODULE AND SPEAKER MODULE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A lens module, comprising:
a lens stand;
a base;
a first shape memory alloy connecting the lens stand and the base;
two screws, one end of each of the screws being a stopper end and the other end of each of the screws being a thread end,
wherein the thread ends of the screws are locked to the base, both sides of the lens stand have a through hole respectively,
and each of the screws passes through one of the through holes; and

four resilient sleeves arranged on the screws in pairs, wherein the resilient sleeves on each of the screws are respectively
situated between the stopper end and the lens stand and between the base and the lens stand.

US Pat. No. 9,826,612

X-RAY EMISSION DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An X-ray emission device for emitting an integrated X-ray beam toward an object, the X-ray emission device comprising:
a plurality of X-ray emission tubes for respectively generating a plurality of X-rays;
a lens module for guiding the plurality of X-rays toward the object to form the integrated X-ray beam; and
a phase controller, coupled to the plurality of X-ray emission tubes, for:
controlling duty cycles of the plurality of X-ray emission tubes, such that the plurality of X-ray emission tubes emits the
plurality of X-rays in rotation; and

when one of the plurality of X-ray emission tubes malfunctions, increasing the duty cycles of the other X-ray emission tubes
to maintain illuminance of the integrated X-ray beam.

US Pat. No. 9,360,964

OPTICAL TOUCH APPARATUS USING A DYNAMIC THRESHOLD FOR SENSING A TOUCH DEVICE AND OPTICAL TOUCH METHOD

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. An optical touch apparatus, comprising:
a touch panel;
a first optical sensor for sensing a first light pen to output a first sensing signal;
a second optical sensor for sensing the first light pen to output a second sensing signal; and
a processor for deciding a first threshold value according to the second Sensing signal, determining whether the first sensing
signal is greater than the first threshold value, and determining that the first light pen contacts the touch panel in response
to the first sensing signal being greater than the first threshold value,

wherein when the first light pen is replaced by a second light pen, the processor adjusts a second threshold value for the
second light pen according to the first threshold value and a ratio between a light reflection coefficient of the first light
pen and a light reflection coefficient of the second light pen.

US Pat. No. 9,271,404

CIRCUIT BOARD AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. A circuit board, comprising:
a circuit board plate comprising a surface and a conductive through hole passing through the surface and the circuit board
plate, wherein the conductive through hole have a conductive layer disposed on a wall thereof;

a conductive ring disposed on the surface, wherein the conductive ring surrounds an opening of the conductive through hole
located on the surface and electrically connects to the conductive layer;

a solder mask disposed on the surface, wherein the conductive ring is exposed outside of the solder mask; and
at least one insulating pad comprising a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other and having a thickness,
wherein the first surface is adapted to contact the solder mask or the surface of the circuit board plate and sited at periphery
of the conductive ring, the second surface is adapted to contact a solder coating tool when the solder coating tool is covered
on the circuit board thereby spacing a distance between the solder coating tool and the solder mask, wherein the at least
one insulating pad is a non-closed ring, and the conductive ring is located within the non-closed ring.

US Pat. No. 9,253,892

PERIPHERAL CIRCUIT OF TOUCH PANEL AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
a substrate, having a transparent conductive pattern;
a peripheral circuit, connected with the transparent conductive pattern; and
a masking decoration layer, disposed next to a terminal of the transparent conductive pattern;
wherein the peripheral circuit is behind the entire masking decoration layer;
wherein the peripheral circuit comprises cured parts of a radiation curable conductive material.

US Pat. No. 9,165,452

DRIVER DROWSINESS PREDICTION SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A driver drowsiness prediction system, adapted to be detectable on conscious statuses of a driver and alarmable if the
driver is near unconsciousness, the system comprising:
a vital signal detection unit, detecting a plurality of the driver's vital signals;
a control unit, receiving the vital signals and storing at least a feature signal therein, the feature signal representing
a vital signal pattern when the driver is near unconsciousness, wherein the control unit continuously compares the vital signals
detected by the vital signal detection unit with the feature signal, and the control unit issues an pre-alarming command when
the vital signal is identical or similar to the feature signal;

at least an awakening module, to perform an awakening operation to awaken the driver in response to the pre-alarming command,
and to wait for an awakening response provided by the driver for a period to determine an action according to the awakening
response;

a network bridge module, after receiving the pre-alarming command, the network bridge module performing a network linking
operation and controlling a client module to log in a pre-determined social website according to a login script and then sending
a pre-alarming message thereon, wherein the pre-alarming message comprises an event indicating the driver is near unconsciousness;
and

a positioning module,
wherein the driver drowsiness prediction system is provided within a vehicle of the driver,
wherein a person other than the driver, who is remote from the vehicle, is informed of the event via the pre-determined social
website, and

wherein the positioning module receives a plurality of positioning signals transmitted from a plurality of positioning signal
sources and transforms into at least a positioning coordinate, according to the positioning coordinate, the network bridge
module indicating a geographic position of the driver in map information and attaching within the pre-alarming message accordingly.

US Pat. No. 9,128,564

OPTICAL TOUCH SYSTEM AND TOUCH SENSING METHOD

Wistron Corporation, New...

1. An optical touch system, comprising:
a touch surface;
a reflection structure, disposed at a periphery of the touch surface and surrounding the touch surface; and
a plurality of sensing modules, disposed at the periphery of the touch surface, wherein each of the sensing modules has a
light-emitting unit and a sensing unit, each of the light-emitting units is adapted to emit a sensing light, and each of the
sensing units is adapted to sense a brightness value distribution of the sensing light after the sensing light is reflected
by the reflection structure, so as to determine whether the touch surface receives a touch input,

wherein the periphery of the touch surface comprises a first section and a second section opposite to each other, parts of
the sensing modules are located at the first section and compose a first group, and another parts of the sensing modules are
located at the second section and compose a second group, wherein when at least one of the light-emitting units of the first
group emits the sensing light toward the second section, the sensing light is not reflected by the reflection structure at
the sensing modules of the second group so that at least one low-brightness area is formed in the brightness value distribution,
and each of the light-emitting units of the second group emits a compensation light to compensate the low-brightness area.

US Pat. No. 9,113,837

DROWSINESS DETECTION METHOD AND ASSOCIATED DEVICE

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A drowsiness detection method, for performing a drowsiness detection operation on a detection target, the drowsiness detection
method comprising a data collecting process, the data collecting process comprising:
a) detecting, by a detection/control circuit, first brainwave symptom information of the detection target;
b) determining, by the detection/control circuit, whether the detection target satisfies a predetermined drowsiness threshold
condition according to the first brainwave symptom information, and performing Step (c) if a result is affirmative;

c) triggering, by a simulation triggering circuit connected to the detection/control circuit, a stimulation event on the detection
target in response to a driving signal provided by the detection/control circuit when the detection target satisfies the predetermined
drowsiness threshold condition;

d) within a predetermined period after step (c), determining, by a response circuit connected to the detection/control circuit,
whether a response event, triggered by the detection target in response to the stimulation event, is detected, wherein in
response to the response event the response circuit provides a response signal to the detection/control circuit and the response
event is a man-machine-interface response event;

e) determining, by the detection/control circuit, whether the stimulation event satisfies a threshold strength condition when
the response event is not detected;

f) recording, by the detection/control circuit, the first brainwave symptom information as a drowsiness detection condition
corresponding to the detection target when the stimulation event satisfies the threshold strength condition; and

g) increasing, by the detection/control circuit, a strength of the stimulation event when the stimulation event does not satisfy
the threshold strength condition, and iterating step (c);

wherein the data collecting process further comprises adjusting the threshold strength condition and iterating steps (a) to
(g) to obtain a plurality of the drowsiness detection conditions corresponding to different threshold strength conditions
of the detection target.

US Pat. No. 9,163,653

FIXING MECHANISM

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A fixing mechanism fixing a first object on a second object, an open hole being formed on the first object, a positioning
portion being a sunken structure disposed on the second object, the fixing mechanism comprising:
a body with a hollow structure, the hollow structure comprising a first opening and a second opening opposite to each other,
the body comprising a first end and a second end opposite to each other, the first end passing through the open hole to insert
into the positioning portion, and an outer surface of the body being engaged with an inner surface of the positioning portion
in a linear contacting manner to seal the first opening by the positioning portion;

a contact portion disposed on the second end, the contact portion contacting against a side of the first object opposite to
the second object when the body passes through the first object and the second object; and

an airtight sealing component disposed on the contact portion to seal the second opening, so as to prevent external gas from
flowing into an enclosed space enclosed by the hollow structure, the airtight sealing component and the positioning portion.

US Pat. No. 9,110,636

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH A SUPPORTING STRUCTURE FOR SUPPORTING A DISPLAY MODULE

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A portable electronic device, comprising:
a host module;
a display module;
a pivoting structure connected to the host module and the display module, the pivoting structure being for pivoting the display
module relative to the host module; and

a supporting structure connected to the display module and for supporting the display module on a supporting surface, the
supporting structure comprising:

a supporting portion for contacting against the supporting surface; and
two supporting rods, two ends of the two supporting rods being connected to two ends of the supporting portion respectively,
and the other ends of the two supporting rods being rotatably connected to two side portions of the display module respectively,
so that the supporting structure rotates relative to the display module, a sliding slot being formed on the other end of each
supporting rod, and parts of the two side portions of the display module being installed inside the two sliding slots, so
that the two supporting rods move relative to the display module.

US Pat. No. 9,103,606

HEAT DISSIPATING MECHANISM ADAPTED TO AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREWITH

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A heat dissipating mechanism adapted to an electronic device, the electronic device comprising a host casing with a heat
dissipating hole formed thereon and a fan containing chamber formed therein, the heat dissipating hole communicating with
the fan containing chamber, and a fan installed inside the fan containing chamber of the host casing, the heat dissipating
mechanism comprising:
a first housing installed on the host casing, at least one inlet and at least one outlet being formed on two sides of the
first housing, the at least one inlet being higher than the at least one outlet, the at least one outlet being oriented on
a side whereon the heat dissipating hole is formed;

a second housing combined with the first housing and located between the first housing and the host casing, the second housing
and the host casing forming a flow channel for communicating with the at least one inlet and the at least one outlet so as
to guide liquid from the at least one inlet to the at least one outlet, the second housing and the first housing cooperatively
encircling a hollow chamber, and the hollow chamber being spaced from the fan containing chamber by the flow channel;

a tributary hole structure formed on the second housing and located between the at least one inlet and the at least one outlet,
the tributary hole structure being higher than the at least one outlet and communicating with the hollow chamber;

a partition wall formed inside the host casing, the partition wall being located below the second housing and extended into
interior of the host casing for separating the at least one outlet and the heat dissipating hole, wherein air drawn by the
fan is separated from the liquid discharged via the flow channel and is guided to the heat dissipating hole via the tributary
hole structure; and

at least one communicating tube disposed through the flow channel, two ends of the at least one communicating tube respectively
connected to the second housing and the partition wall for communicating with the hollow chamber and the fan containing chamber.

US Pat. No. 9,374,933

SHIELDING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME

WISTRON CORPORATION, New...

1. A shielding device disposed on a circuit board for covering an electronic component, the shielding device comprising:
a first case comprising:
an upper casing formed in a plate shape;
a lateral casing connected to the upper casing;
at least one first limiting structure connected to the lateral casing; and
at least one second limiting structure connected to the upper casing; wherein the at least one first limiting structure and
the at least one second limiting structure are disposed at opposite side edges of the first case respectively; and

a second case mounted on the circuit board, the second case comprising:
a frame, the frame forming an opening; wherein when the first case is connected with the second case, at least one portion
of the at least one second limiting structure can move along a first direction to a bottom of the frame and the at least one
second limiting structure is prevented from moving along a second direction, wherein the first direction is perpendicular
to the second direction and parallel to the circuit board; and

at least one first slot disposed in the frame, the at least one first slot corresponding to the at least one first limiting
structure respectively to allow the at least one first limiting structure to be inserted into the first slot along the first
direction and the at least one first limiting structure is prevented from moving along the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,235,293

OPTICAL TOUCH DEVICE AND TOUCH SENSING METHOD

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. An optical touch device comprising:
an indication plane having four corners;
only two image sensing units disposed at two of the four corners of the indication plane diagonal to each other, respectively,
the two of the four corners defining a diagonal line connected therebetween; and

a processing unit electrically connected to the two image sensing units;
wherein when two touch points are performed on the indication plane, the processing unit determines whether the two touch
points are located at opposite sides of the diagonal line, respectively, according to images sensed by the two image sensing
units;

once the two touch points are located at opposite sides of the diagonal line, respectively, the processing unit determines
that there is no ghost point immediately without performing any additional processes of identifying ghost point and then calculates
and outputs coordinates of the two touch points immediately after determining that the two touch points are located at opposite
sides of the diagonal line;

once the two touch points both are located at one side of the diagonal line and are performed on the indication plane simultaneously,
the processing unit identifies the two touch points as real touch points and then calculates and outputs coordinates of the
two touch points according to brightness of the two touch points sensed by the two image sensing units;

once the two touch points both located at one side of the diagonal line and are not performed on the indication plane simultaneously,
the processing unit identifies the two touch points as real touch points and then calculates and outputs coordinates of the
two touch points according to appearance sequence of the two touch points sensed by the two image sensing units;

once the two touch points both are located at one side of the diagonal line and are both moving on the indication plane, the
processing unit identifies the two touch points as real touch points and then calculates and outputs coordinates of the two
touch points according to the moving trajectories of the two touch points.

US Pat. No. 9,208,048

DETERMINATION METHOD FOR DETERMINING INSTALLATION DIRECTION OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A determination method for determining an installation direction of an electronic device, wherein the electronic device
is installed on an object and the electronic device utilizes a device connector to combine with an object connector of the
object by a pluggable method, the determination method comprising:
configuring a first device interface and a second device interface in the device connector;
configuring an object interface in the object connector;
detecting an outside connecting condition of the first device interface and the second device interface to generate a first
determination result and a second determination result; and

determining the electronic device is installed on the object by a first direction or a second direction according to the first
determination result and the second determination result.

US Pat. No. 9,195,275

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Wistron Corporation, Hsi...

1. A portable electronic device comprising:
a host having a target member;
a display device pivoted to the host and having an opening;
a pivot member pivoted to the display device;
an optical device connected to the pivot member and corresponding to the opening; and
a driving device disposed on the display device and comprising:
a circuit board electrically connected to the host and the optical device;
an angle obtaining unit installed on the circuit board for obtaining an included-angle information of the display device relative
to the host;

a driving unit installed on the circuit board for driving the pivot member to rotate the optical device to point to the target
member or a user's face; and

a processing unit installed on the circuit board and electrically connected to the driving unit and the angle obtaining unit
for controlling the driving unit according to the included-angle information.